“I do it myself!” That may be your toddler’s mantra, embracing every opportunity to learn, do, and become more independent. Role-play toys that encourage pretending will help your child understand new experiences, bringing the big world down to size.
He's on the move, walking forward, sideways and backward as well as running
Her rapidly-increasing vocabulary may range from 50 to 200 words
He can express a range of moods, from joy to frustration to jealousy
She can use shape sorters and throw balls
He can follow basic directions
She can scoot on toddler ride-on toys
He can stack one block on another
While playing, infants and toddlers naturally explore objects and engage in activities that stimulate their senses and help develop their motor skills.
The Many Benefits of Play Play is the way children learn about themselves and the world. Through play, they: Learn to get along with othersSort out conflictsPractice language skillsDevelop small (fine) and large (gross) motor skills.