To create a meaningful playtime routine with your newborn that promotes your baby’s optimal development during the first few weeks, prioritize carving out a few minutes several times a day to play with your newborn. Keep things simple and remember to focus your playtime activities on giving your baby lots of opportunities for unrestricted movement and sensory exploration during their awake time.
Are you looking for a creative and useful Christmas gift your toddler can make for grandparents, daycare providers, aunts, and uncles?
These DIY Christmas tea towels are so easy that you and your toddler can easily whip them up in 15 minutes or less. And the best part is that they’re actually useful homemade gifts that grown-ups will genuinely use and enjoy.
If your baby or toddler is fighting tooth brushing, make it your top priority to make it fun to brush their teeth. Role model brushing your teeth and make it a big deal that you and your baby get to brush your teeth together. Add in games and silly activities to make brushing teeth fun and give your child control to help them look forward to brushing their teeth every day.
Toddlers like to take toys apart because it encourages their curiosity and helps them understand how things work. If your toddler loves taking things apart, look for toys open-ended toys that promote building, demolishing, and organizing. Learn more about our favorite toys for toddlers who love taking things apart here.