Rookie Dad: Fun and Easy Exercises and Games for Dads and Babies in Their First Year.

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Fox, Susan.
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All new dads want to bond with their babies -- but how? With seventy-two safe, simple exercises, each illustrated with a fun photograph, Rookie Dad helps busy fathers make a real connection with their little ones -- and have a ball doing it!

* "Shake Hands with Dad" promotes motor coordination
* "Eyes on the Ball" boosts eye-tracking skills
* "Flashlight Tag" is fun at lights-out time
* "Crunch Time" helps baby learn balance while tightening Daddy's abs
* "Box Score" is a fantastic tool for bedtime, helping babies enjoy snug spaces

These and other age-appropriate activities, designed for the newborn to the twelve-month-old, help develop fundamental skills needed for sitting, crawling, walking, and more. They also plant the seeds for a lifelong love of sports and physical fitness. But all Baby knows is Dad is really fun to be with! Be a champion to the MVP in your life -- by sharing the joyful and unique approach to quality time illustrated in Rookie Dad. (Author abstract)

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