Published by Redleaf Press
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St. Paul, MN 55117
www.redleafpress.org © 2013 by Jean Barbre, EdD
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First edition 2013
Cover design by Jim Handrigan
Cover photographs © Ocean Photography/Veer
Interior design by Percolator
Typeset in ITC Stone Serif
Printed in the United States of America
19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Interior photographs by Shawn Thomas, except on page 15 © iStockphoto.com/Kevin Klöpper;
page 25 © iStockphoto.com/Darrell Fraser; page 86 © iStockphoto.com/Christopher Futcher;
and page 119 © iStockphoto.com/alarich
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Activities for responsive caregiving : infants, toddlers, and twos / Jean Barbre.
Summary: “Activities for Responsive Caregiving is filled with more than 80 developmentally
appropriate activities and experiences that help young children acquire skills, build positive
relationships, and optimize their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development.
This resource also provides strategies that support your role as a responsive caregiver” —
Provided by publisher.
ISBN 978-1-60554-084-9 (pbk.)
1. Child care. 2. Early childhood education. 3. Child development. 4. Parent and infant.
5. Parent and child. I. Title.
Printed on acid-free paper