Exploring Nature With Your Baby

Honig, Alice Sterling
June 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Jun-Aug2004, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p24
Living things offer so many big learning possibilities for little ones. From the first hour of life, when a baby stares into the eyes of her new parents, she is learning all about this brave new world. Babies try to make sense of what they see, touch, taste, grab, hear, hold, and squeeze. Natural experiences should come in doses that are understandable for the baby and in ways that keep him safe, of course. Babies are forever exploring and are often unaware of dangers. As toddlers, they can climb with agility and fearlessness into hazardous situations.


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