How Functional Play is Both Fun and Healthy

Functional play is defined as their “first play” whereas they play with a toy with its intended function. An example is playing with a ball by rolling. Another thing considered as functional play is when they do an action repeatedly which entertains them. It can be the simple act of spinning the wheels on a toy car or even the throwing of toys.
The colors, shapes, textures, and functions of a toy will help your toddler learn. It is also important to provide toys that are safe regardless of whether they suck on the toy or throw it across the room; it should always be up to safety standards …

Teaching Your Toddler How to Write Their Name

One of the first things they teach your child in school is how to write their name as it helps develop their motor skills and give a sense of identity to your toddler. It would not hurt for you to teach them at home for them to get a headstart. Here are some methods on how to teach your toddler how to write their name:
Letter by letter
As their name is composed of letters, it is a good foundation to read each letter before tackling their full name. Point out each letter of their name one by one while saying it. You can exercise both visually and orally for them to familiarize with the…

How TV as Background Noise Can Affect Your Toddler

Having a television set is already considered the norm. It has become a household item that varies in usage from informing parents of news reports to entertaining children with televised kids’ shows. In most households, the television is turned on in the background most of the time even if no one is watching. Despite its normality, it may be bad for your child.
A study has shown that the background noise emitted by the television can cause negative effects on the development and learning ability of your toddler. Two groups of toddlers were tested with their learning ability with noise in the…