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Becoming A Big Brother / Sister Means Change in the Family …

This is the sweetest class! Big brother and big sister develop pride in their new role in the family arrangement. They begin to understand how the baby gets in and out of the mother - we are not specific! Kids are fascinated by what baby does inside his/her mother.

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Realistic expectations of a newborn’s abilities - Babies don’t play with balls or dolls / How babies express themselves and why baby cries / Helping with the new baby—emphasis is placed on parental supervision! / Activities include dressing and undressing, bathing and holding anatomically correct dolls / Why mother goes to the hospital and what she does there / Projects to encourage self expression and how children feel about a new baby coming into the family / Audiovisuals of new babies and new families - birth pictures are not included / Kids take home gifts to use with the newborn / Snacks are served - Kids can’t do without it / Bring your camera & video camera. This is a photographers dream!

It's a new ball / doll game!
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