The Benefits of Imaginary Play in Toddlers

The Benefits of Imaginary Play in Toddlers

Put down the tablet and turn off the television.  If you really want your baby and toddler to learn, teach them how to participate in imaginary play.  This amazing and fun activity is packed full with learning opportunities in all areas of development including:  cognition, communication, motor, self-help, and social emotional. Let’s take a look […]

11 Surprising Ways to Teach Your Toddler at the Zoo

11 Surprising Ways to Teach Your Toddler at the Zoo

The zoo provides a wonderful place for toddlers and babies to learn all about animals.  What you may not have noticed though is just how many other skills your little one is working on while they explore this new environment! Let’s take a look at each of the 5 areas of development to see just […]

Motor Skills: The First 3 Months

Motor Skills:  The First 3 Months

Your baby’s motor skills include those needed to move and discover the world.  They are usually broken up into two groups called fine motor and gross motor.  Fine motor skills refer to smaller movements (think hands and fingers) and gross motor skills refers to large muscle movements (whole body strength and coordination). All children develop […]