Nathan loves to play, but he loves his video games more.
Can a trip to Animal Moves land convince him there’s more fun outdoors? Best-selling author and speaker Darryl Edwards has created this fun adventure inspired by his passion for encouraging kids to move in an ever-increasing sedentary environment.
MY FIRST ANIMAL MOVES
Discover the joys of animal moves with your little cubs in this first book of movement. Join Nathan and his cute, but sometimes lazy, dog as they crawl, jump and balance their way through the animal kingdom re-enacting moves designed to emphasise fun. It’s all in this exercise for kids book that focuses on family fun boredom busters.
HELPING KIDS MOVE AND GETTING KIDS OFF SCREENS THROUGH FUN ANIMAL PLAY
✓ Do you want to make physical activity for kids fun?
✓ Are you looking for ways to help your children develop strength, coordination and balance?
✓ Do your children love learning about animals?
✓ Are you worried about too much TV and screen time?
✓ Do you want to teach young children about the importance of physical activity?
✓ Would you like easy and fun fitness games to include in your day?
My First Animal Moves is your answer. Play along together, keeping everyone healthier and happier, promoting physical, mental and emotional well-being. You’ll all release more mood-enhancing hormones as a result, which help you feel good every day.
It’s written by professional movement coach and award-winning author Darryl Edwards who is best known for his groundbreaking TED Talk “Why working out isn’t working out“, viewed over a million times worldwide. My First Animal Moves distils the ideas in his bestselling Animal Moves book and Animal Moves Fitness Decks into a colourful picture book for children.
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Darryl Edwards is a former investment banking technologist turned movement coach and author. He is the founder of the Primal Play Method and a physical activity, health and play researcher.
The Primal Play Method fuses evolutionary biology with the science of physical activity and play psychology.
Darryl wants to inspire humans regardless of age, ability or disability to transform their health by making physical activity fun and engaging.
His work has featured on documentaries, TV, radio, podcasts and international press.
Darryl is author of the best-selling book “Animal Moves” and has released a range of fun fitness cards for adults, juniors, infants, office workers and fitness professionals called the Animal Moves Decks.
He regularly presents as a keynote speaker at events worldwide. His April 2019 TED talk “Why working out isn’t working out”—has now been viewed over a-million times.
Darryl resides in London, England and publishes about playful living at PrimalPlay.com.
My thoughts: this is a cute, fun book, which encourages young readers (or the listeners to a grown up) to get up and have a go along with Nathan in trying out animal moves. My little goddaughter will love this, especially if her Daddy (one of our best friends) joins in too. A great way to build storytime into an activity too. Movement is really important and this becomes a lot of fun. It’s a great way to get kids moving and trying new things, it even made us adults laugh, it’s hard to resist having a go!
*I was kindly gifted a copy of this book in exchange for taking part in the blog tour but all opinions remain my own.