Recommended for use with First Nations groups. Covers a broad range of topics, especially useful for facilitating discussion. Provides examples of childcare with all ages of caregivers; stresses the importance of safety, security and love; examines common concerns of parents at different child developmental stages. Also suggested for use with low-literacy groups.
It Only Takes a Moment looks at the irreversible damage caused by a form of child abuse called Shaken Baby Syndrome. Featuring an interview with a father charged with the death of his infant daughter and including comments from a physician, early childhood educator and the parent of a nine-year old suffering from shaken baby syndrome, this video shows how only a moment of thoughtlessness can alter an infant's life forever. This video provides the viewer with methods of coping with the stress of caring for an infant and reminds us all that we must never shake a baby.
"For more information on shaken baby syndrome, please contact Early Childhood Development, Parliament Buildings, Victoria BC, V8V 1X4" - notes from container.
Demonstrates how infant actions become increasingly systematic and purposeful. By examining objects, communicating in games, engaging in turn-taking interaction and incidental problem-solving, infants develop important skills for early communication and learning.
Illustrates how infants become more intentional in their interaction with people and materials. Developmental activities focus on simple problem-solving, container play, turn-taking, pairing words and gestures, and object permanence.