With so many technological advancements in entertainment for children, outdoor play has seemingly decreased. Let’s face it, they can’t drag their favorite gaming system, computer or big-screen television outside, so they end up playing inside most of the time . . . which can be detrimental to their development.
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Lots of parents tend to view art activities as mere playtime for toddlers. But the reality is that art and art activities are incredibly beneficial to a toddler’s development. The fact that art is fun helps to engage young children, but most art activities actually serve a far greater purpose than simply occupying a child for […]
A child’s fine motor skills are crucial for learning to write and manipulate small objects, and if under-developed, can lead to frustration. That’s why when it comes to aiding our children in their physical and mental development, there are few things of greater importance than motor skills.
Toddler Development: As babies become toddlers, the need to help them grow and develop takes on an even greater importance. Afterall, this is a fundamental developmental stage of a child’s life. And making sure that little ones are engaged in suitable activities that nurture their development, is one of the most important responsibilities of any parent.
Ensuring that you spend quality time with all of your children can be a tough task, but it is something that warrants consideration. In a hectic lifestyle, days quickly turn into months and months turn into years. Before you know it, your kids will have lost any interest of spending quality time with Mom or […]
Before video games were so prevalent, many of us remember with fondness growing up playing with physical toys and using our imaginations to entertain ourselves. However nowadays, video gaming has become a staple of play time. What are the effects?