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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Learning to Swim

Here's a little video about an emperor penguin who needed a "parent" to help it acclimate to the water:

Penguins are natural born swimmers. Humans, not so much. It's a shame that children sometimes learn to fear the water before they learn to swim. If you need assistance with teaching a child (or yourself) how to swim, we have materials that may help, and, once a child learns, he/she may quickly decide to pursue swimming as a sport.

Bory, Eva. Teach Your Child to Swim: An Instructional Guide to the Basics of Swimming. [797.2 BOR]

Laughlin, Terry. Total Immersion: The Revolutionary Way to Swim Better, Faster, and Easier. [797.21 LAU]

London, Jonathan. Froggy Learns to Swim. [JP LON]

Meredith, Susan. Teach Your Child to Swim. [797.2 MER]

Wendorff, Anne. Swimming. [J 797.21 WEN]

Willett, Andy. Swimming for Fun! [J 797.2 WIL]

Wood, Alix. You Can Be a Swimmer. [J 797.2 WOO]

For those who prefer video learning, look for Safety Smart in the Water [J DVD SAF], part of the "Disney Wild about Safety" series.

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