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A Complete Guide to Play Development Stages in Children

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Watching children play is one of the most intriguing things about being a parent. But did you know there are certain types of play that can help encourage a child’s development?  The developmental stages of play in children allow you to better understand the types of play your child should be involved in at various […]

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Best Activities to Encourage Speech and Language Development

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Speech and language development is essential to your child’s early life. But knowing how to help your baby develop their language skills can be a little tricky. This guide will show you why developing speech is so important and how you can encourage and support it. We’ll also give you our top ten activities to […]

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When Babies Start Playing With Toys: Everything You Need to Know

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Welcome to the wonderful world of parenting. A world full of excitement but also a lot of stress. You’re bound to have many questions but don’t fret as you are not alone.  If you’re wondering when your infant will start wanting to play, you’ve come to the right place. Whether they start playing with a […]

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How Do Children’s Play Needs Change Throughout Childhood?

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Children develop through play! Not only is it fun and natural, but children learn about themselves and the world around them when they engage in different kinds of play, from playing with dolls prams to exploring the outdoors. Children’s play preferences change as they grow up and interact with other children. But this is normal […]

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When Does Imaginative Play Start for Children?

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Play in early childhood is essential for a child’s development. Children learn about themselves and the world around them through play. This helps children develop and improve their social skills, fine and gross motor skills as well as cognitive abilities. You might be wondering what an appropriate age is to encourage imaginative or pretend play. […]

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How Role Play Helps Children’s Development: Everything You Need to Know!

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Albert Einstein famously stated that imagination is far more important than knowledge. As a society, we know about the importance of using our creativity and imagination to experiment and solve problems. But how important is creativity, specifically in the form of role playing, for child development? Can pretending to be a certain character or in […]

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How Can Play Meet Children’s Individual Developmental Needs?

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Play is often associated with the fun parts of life, but it’s also a wonderful way to meet a child’s cognitive, emotional, and physical needs. From playing with dolls prams to exploring the great outdoors, there’s lots of ways a child will expand their development. In this guide, we’re looking at all the parts that make […]

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Why is Creative Play Important for Children’s Development?

Creative activities provide a space for children to develop emotionally, mentally, physically, and socially. Teaching them to express new ideas through a creative activity helps to develop their brains and increases their confidence. It is important to expose children to different styles of creative expression so they can discover how they can best express their […]

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Why is Outdoor Play Important to Children’s Learning and Development?

Children these days are living quite a different life than what our parents or even ourselves remember from our early childhood years. Academic pressures have increased while living space has rapidly decreased, and so has the amount of time spent in nature. Screens have taken over a lot of our attention, whether for learning, working […]

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