Activity: Ladybug Love Reading and Memory Craft
Lesson plan developed by Ms. Erika Geelhoed, BA Ed
* Lesson plan objective and assessment can be adapted to use this activity with mobile infants, toddlers or preschoolers.
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Excerpt from Music with Infants and Toddlers, Maryann “Mar.” Harman
The need for balance, gravity is more compelling than our need for food, touch or even mother-child bond. (Fjordbo, 1995). Moving the head activates vestibular system and carries impulses to other parts of the brain. When we don’t move, we do not take in information. Important for baby to lift head. Blow bubbles for tracking, head movement This is why children love to spin. (As adults, it takes longer to get back to a state of equilibrium because of thicker fluid in ear canals.)