Playing with Puzzles || Jugando con rompecabezas

Puzzles are a new obsession in our household; we now have a whole collection of toddler- and preschool-age-appropriate puzzles (and nowhere to store them). Puzzles are a great way to keep your child occupied and give them a sense of accomplishment once they get the hang of the process of completing a puzzle. Scientific research… Continue reading Playing with Puzzles || Jugando con rompecabezas

The importance of play || La importancia del juego

Praise the behavior you want to see more of. One behavior that is often undervalued and under reinforced (i.e., praised) is play behavior. Play is a behavior that all children engage in and so it can be taken for granted. However, research has found that play is important for cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development… Continue reading The importance of play || La importancia del juego