Young children learn through play, which by its very nature provides a context for physical, social, emotional, cognitive creative and linguistic learning.
Words like pee-pee, poo-poo and bum-bum are adorable, while potty training. In the years that follow? Not so much.
Monitor the amount of time your family is spending in front of screens – watching television, using the computer, hypnotized by video games or playing on phones or iPads.
Kindergarten is a still a big step for a four-, five- or six-year-old – especially if the child hasn’t been in preschool – and families can help by following these tips.
If your kids like roughhousing, don’t fret. It’s an important part of development.