Give your child a head start in life with more than 200 enjoyable activities designed to stimulate brain development. Kids won't realize they're learning, but these fun-filled games-- organized by age-appropriateness--will improve their coordination, memory, proficiency with words and numbers, problem-solving skills, and musical ability. Play counting and observation games with your 2--5 year old, draw and color, dance and sing, tell stories, embark on treasure hunts, and more. Even running around in the park, skipping rope, and riding a bike can prepare young minds for academic success. "Everyday learning" suggestions help you make the most of the brain-boosting potential inherent in such everyday activities as answering the phone, going shopping, cooking, and sorting the laundry.