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 […]

Social Skills: Birth to Three Months

Social skills include the skills needed for your little one to regulate emotions and interact with both other children and adults.  From day one babies need to know how to get there needs met.  They depend on their caregivers for everything so communicating and interacting with others is  an important survival skill.  Social Skills are present […]