Play is not only fun for your baby, but it’s good for brain development, too. Psychologist Jeffrey Goldstein conducted a study and found that “play increases brain development and growth, establishes new neural connections and in a sense makes the player more intelligent. With supportive adults, adequate play space, and an assortment of play materials, children stand the best chance of becoming healthy, happy, productive members of society.”
In other words, it’s never too early to start playing. Here are 10 ways kids can play their way to a stronger brain.
Parents need to involve themselves in playtime. Here’s how to do it.