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fun activities you can do at-home with young children

At-home activities: Another day, another way to play

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As the days at home start to pile up, here are some ideas for fun at-home activities that highlight how young children learn and grow through play.

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Parents Playbook: Everyday Play

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Young children learn through their everyday experiences. Playing with simple household objects gives your little one the opportunity to use their senses,…

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Make the most of their early years

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Your child’s first five years will have a big impact on their future. Learn how you can help them develop and grow.

Father and daughter stacking boxes as towers

Use household objects as toys for young kids

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To encourage imaginative play at home, parents and caregivers only have to look around the house to keep little ones entertained and learning.

mom and baby play with mirror

Reflecting on babies and mirror play

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Mirror play helps your baby develop self-awareness, part of their social-emotional development. And they love it.

parents and young children play with scarves

It’s scarf season! Bonding and brain building with your baby

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Playing with scarves is fun, easy, and you can do it almost anywhere. Plus, it’s a great way to enhance a child’s development.

girl and boy holding hands

Four things to consider when setting up a playdate

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Play dates are great for young children’s development because they help them explore, learn and develop social skills through play.

mom and daughter walking through a grass field

Active, outdoor play boosts learning

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Play in an outdoor, natural environment helps engage a young child’s senses and allows toddlers and preschoolers to exercise their bodies and minds.

baby girl playing with puzzle together with mom and sister

Pediatricians say simple toys are best

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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends basic toys that encourage imagination and interaction between parent and child.

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