"When we all join in, I feel like I belong. Let's play!" Play is the essential activity of childhood. When children engage in healthy play, they develop motor skills, express themselves through music and art, grow cognitively, and create imaginative worlds. This simple, expressive board book vividly shares with toddlers and preschoolers the pleasures and discoveries of play as it explores playing independently, observing others, playing side by side, sharing, taking turns, and cooperating.
Learning About Me & You Series Support toddlers and young preschoolers in developing self-awareness and social awareness with these charming board books focused on early social skills. With her straightforward and encouraging style, author Cheri J. Meiners guides little ones to understand how they fit into their world and how other people fit in too. Children learn about belonging, feelings, playing, sharing, helping, and more. Perfect for group or home settings, each book includes tips and information for teachers, parents, and caregivers.