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The old expression "child's play" refers to something easy. And it does come naturally for children.

But play is also very important for supporting toddlers' development - and you can help make the most of it.

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Activities to Encourage Your Toddler to Play

Activities to Encourage Your Toddler to Play

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Singing, dancing, or even puzzles are great activities to encourage your toddler to play. Show your toddler that you value play by giving lots of praise, it will positively encourage their development. Here are ideas for how you and your toddler can play together.
Different Types of Play for Toddlers 12-36 Months

Different Types of Play for Toddlers 12-36 Months

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

By encouraging your toddler to play, you are helping your toddler's physical, emotional, social, cognitive, and language skills to develop.
Learning Through Play With Toddlers

Learning Through Play With Toddlers

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Play is the work of toddlers. It’s one of the most important ways your toddler learns, develops, and discovers the world.
Toddler Play - Age 24-36 Months

Toddler Play - Age 24-36 Months

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Toddlers between 24 and 36 months often transform into little social butterflies who love being with other children. Here's what else you can expect at this age.
Toddler Play - Age 12-24 Months

Toddler Play - Age 12-24 Months

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Between 12 and 24 months, your toddler is a mover and a shaker - she’ll go through big changes.

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