Monday, June 08, 2009

The importance of play

When your child has more regular weekly appointments than you do, it may be time to step back and evaluate. Ask yourself, "Does my child get enough unstructured, unscheduled time for play?" Several key areas of a child's development are helped along by open-ended playtime.

Recently, I answered a Twitter request for guest bloggers from Princess Time Toys, and you can read the article here. While you're there, click over to the store for some terrific toys and dress-up clothes that can help boost imaginative playtime.

2 comments:

Julie@Momspective said...

I'm SO lucky to live on a cul de sac filled with 4 year olds so every night the grown ups get to hang and the kids go nuts!

MarcomMom said...

Julie, that DOES sound like a great situation!