It's a surefire way to keep your toddler occupied while you finish up all the things on your to-do list. But studies show that too much time spent viewing TV and DVDs may lead to attention problems down the road for your toddler. Here's why.
Your little one knows that you’ll allow him to grasp at items that are safe to touch. But he’ll look quizzically at you and point when noticing something unfamiliar. Learn the key differences between your toddler’s pointing and reaching behaviors right no
Your toddler is a little scientist right now: You'll find him playing with one toy, then picking up a similar one and attempting to use it the same way. Learn more about your child's developing generalization and hypothesizing skills.
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!
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