From the way you read a book to how you play at bathtime, there are endless ways to make the most of your little one’s intelligence
From dawn until dusk, you’re feeding your tot a nourishing diet of brain-boosting activities. News to you? Well, it’s true. From simple errands around town to cosy cuddles at bedtime, all aspects of your day-to-day activities have a direct impact on his little-yet-impressive developing brain.
Just as good food and plenty of physical activity helps young bodies to grow, social experiences and play do the same for the mind. Educational psychologist Charles Ward from Ward Psychology (www.wardpsychology.co.uk) explains: “Just being with mum and dad, playing or reading together and doing day-to-day stuff offers endless opportunities for social interactions that are key to learning.” Apply the idea to each part of your day and you’ll soon see your toddler’s brain blossoming.
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