You read to your kids. You limit screen time. You snuggle. You explain ALL THE THINGS. But did you know that play — in all kinds of forms — isn’t just fun for your kids, but that it’s actually educational?
All those times your kids were playing solo, or alongside another, or were simply watching others play? Yep, learning, learning, learning.
And this infographic from Wooden Toy Shop breaks down the different types of play and why they’re important, perfectly.
So, go ahead, and let them play, play, play!
What are some of your kids favorite ways to play? Gwen is super into playing cars and pretending she’s a cat (usually not at the same time though). It’s so fun to watch her imagination, creativity and learning soar! —Jenn