A beginner's primer to providing child care for infants! Complete with tips for creating a developmentally appropriate environment and experiences that stimulate infants' muscles and minds, Focus on Babies gives caregivers the tools to craft a quality learning environment that's as unique as the needs of the babies in their care. In simple language, the book covers the role of the caregiver, setting up the physical environment, creating a daily schedule, daily planning, and understanding children's growth and development. It also includes engaging activities that address multiple intelligences.
Jennifer Karnopp has been devoted to the field of early learning and care for more than 15 years. After working in the training department of a resource and referral agency where she specialized in finding and creating resources for both English and Spanish-speaking child care providers, Jennifer became a certified elementary school teacher and taught in both traditional and bilingual public schools, teaching a variety of grade levels. In 2001, Jennifer began World of Wonder, a curriculum company dedicated to providing hands-on learning experiences for young children.
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