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Children's play is often referred to as "children's work". Play time is more than fun and entertainment. It helps develop their mental and physical skills. This process starts when they are babies. Parents, teachers and care-givers help this process by choosing age related toys and activities for children. Obviously there's a large variety from which to choose. Dramatic play is one of these choices.
Did you know there are 89.7 million dogs and 94.2 million cats currently residing in U.S. households? These statistics are the result of the 2017-1018 American Pet Products Association (APPA) National Pet Owners Survey. The majority of these homes include children, or children are being planned for the future. There are many benefits for the children in homes with cats and dogs as pets.
Way to Go program offers variety of educational and recreational summer activities to youngsters so as to complement their minds and hearts. The core program of Way to Go offers its distinctive twice-a-week swim days and field visits also as a good vary of categories and activities.
All kids love Blocks. There are many different kinds of blocks on the market: small, large, colorful, interlocking, different shapes, wood, metal, foam and plastic. Even though blocks are a simple toy, they are an essential, effective, developmental and educational tool for kids.
Have you ever brought home a toy in a big box? Some toys take a while to put together and by the time you are done, guess what? The big box has become the toy of the day. We all have had this happen when our kids were little. You have so many things around the house that can be made into creative and imaginative toys. Your kids can help make a lot of them and also decorate them!
Let's face it! Purchasing fun and creative toys for kids today can be very expensive. Also there is a lot of peer pressure on parents to buy the latest and greatest toy which will help develop their kids skills. So, what can parents do? There are a lot of DIY options which will help kids with creativity, motor skills, eye-hand skills and social skills. Kids can help make the toys and decorate them!
All ages of children participate in educational activities. Babies start learning as soon as they're born. Parents, Grandparents, siblings, relatives, caregivers, friends and schools are all involved in a child's learning. There are many educational activities which will help in the learning process.
Dr. Maria Montessori developed the Montessori Method of education. The American Montessori Society recognizes five main components that are necessary for this program. They are: teachers, multi-age groups of children, Montessori materials, directed work for the child, and uninterrupted work times.
Parents help children start learning from the time they are born. They choose the toys, especially learning toys, which help their children grow physically, mentally and socially. They also help children develop motor and manipulation skills, imagination, and creativity.
Many adults don't consider a kids play time to be productive time. They just look at it as a simple, fun activity for their child and in some cases one which keeps their child occupied and out of trouble. Playing with educational and learning toys is fun for children, and gives them a chance to learn and grow.