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Play is a fantastic way to promote family cohesion, enhance child development, reduce stress and encourage parents and children to enjoy their family life.

Play is a practical and inspiring book for all parents who want to support their child's development in a fun and pressure free way. Written by a child development expert and play psychologist, it's packed with activities and insights to help parents support their child through the critical first five years of life.

Find out:

· Why babies love peekaboo and how to promote attachment through laughter

· What toys to buy and what games to play at each developmental stage and why

· How to use musical play to lay the foundations for learning languages and maths

· Ways to manage sibling rivalry, tantrums, ADHD and fussiness through games

· Activities to increase mobility, creativity, confidence, cognitive and social skills

Giving the confidence back to parents, and showing them that the tools they need are already at their fingertips, Play is for every parent who wants a playful and stress-free solution to helping their child to reach their full potential.

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A practical and inspiring book for all parents who want to support their child’s development in a fun and pressure-free way.

About the Author:

Amanda Gummer is a child development expert and play and parenting psychologist who has been helping children and families for over 20 years. Widely considered as THE go to expert on play, toys and child development, Amanda combines her theoretical knowledge (developing the Parent-Centred Parenting model of family life and the

Fundamental Model of Child development) with a refreshingly pragmatic approach to family

life, that resonates both with parents and professionals.

Amanda is regularly in the media, and continues to take an active role in research, presenting

a paper at the International Toy Research Association’s World Congress in Portugal in July

2014. She is often involved in government policy around children’s issues, contributing to the

Bailey Report and the Childhood Inquiry.

Amanda ran the research consultancy FUNdamentals for 10 years before combining that with the Good Toy Guide, the online play advice website that she set up in 2012, and the Good

App Guide to create Fundamentally Children.

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