Our children are little learning machines - every day, and in almost every way, they're learning. And long before they get to school, all this activity helps them get ready for a more formal learning environment.
Work on your child's fine motor skills while having fun with these play activities.
#1. If there's a gate, shut it behind you.
Waiting for children to begin school to learn about STEM is too late.
Whether you make it yourself or buy it, few homes will be without some sort of play dough during the toddler and preschool years. So why does it have such enduring popularity?
It’s no wonder that the phrase “having a ball” is a metaphor for fun. Playing with balls is one of the easiest, most enjoyable and enriching experiences we can give our children, right from the earliest age.
How songs with actions enhance children’s development.
It’s a game the whole family will love - but did you know it has huge child development impacts?
Enough with the baby talk.
Peek-a-boo isn't just for babies - research shows it can help develop a toddler's cognitive development. All it takes is a 'plus one' (that's you, parent!) and a willingness to have a little bit of fun.
It's not often little ones get a green light to crush, stomp, throw, smell and make a grimey mess.
Justin Bieber has nothing on Ernie and Bert.
Q: My husband and I have two-year-old twins - a girl and a boy - and we both love spending time with them. But I've noticed that he and I have very different styles, in several ways.