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