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Have 10 minutes of special play time with your child every day

Making the Most out of Playtime

  • There are steps you can take to make the most out of playtime and make it fun for both of you!

  • Here are 5 tips:

    • Tip 1 - Make toys good for parent-child play available - blocks, Legos, building sets, coloring, Play-doh, Mr. Potato Head, dolls, cars or trains.

    • Tip 2 - Join in and do what your child is doing - let your child pick what you play and how you play it.

    • Tip 3 - Describe what your child is doing and what you are doing - be like a sportscaster.

    • Tip 4 - Repeat or reflect what your child says.

    • Tip 5 - Avoid directions, criticism and questions during this special play time.

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