Tough as it may be to sit back and watch your child struggle with a task these days, it’s important for her growing brain for you to limit your interference as she works out solutions. Here’s why experimentation is an important part of learning right now.
Though your little one may just gape passively as you flip through the channels, there’s a lot on the screen that he’s absorbing right now. Learn why toddlers are especially susceptible to what they see on TV.
Hello, neater playroom! Around this age, your child's interest in and ability to categorize the items in her world heightens, and she'll be grateful for opportunities to put her toys into piles. See why this skill is taking hold right now.
Right now, you might be finding it nearly impossible to get a moment alone without your child excitedly wanting to get involved with the book you're reading or the soup you're stirring. Learn why what you're looking at is so fascinating to your toddler!
Machines that look like people sure can still give your toddler a fright. But what if that robot behaves in human ways? Learn why this scenario may pique your child’s interest, and what that means for your own interactions with each other.
At this age, your child is a lot more interested in what people want to do than what the things around her can accomplish. Learn why differentiating between the motivations of humans and objects is important to your toddler right now.
By the middle of his or her second year, your toddler can begin to remember, imitate, categorize, and now generalize new objects, people, events, and actions. These skills mean big gains for your little one!
It’s not just that your amazing toddler is soaking up skills these days: She also is learning to reconsider solutions from one problem she’s encountered and apply those to new tricky scenarios. Here’s why this matters so much now.
Even if your child has heard you reprimand her sibling for poking the dog, you can bet that once your back is turned, she'll take a swat at Spot. This week, learn how your little one combines skills in emotional eavesdropping and gaze following.
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