Middle Childhood: Cognitive- This graphic is beneficial to understanding the types of play that can be beneficial to the cognitive growth of children. It is important for kids to participate in activities that furthers their development and this graphic overall discusses that.
150 items to Include in a Discovery Basket. A Discovery Basket or Treasure Basket is a basket that you fill with ordinary non-hazardous items for your child to explore. The theory behind it is that children are naturally inclined to explore and investigate to develop their own understanding and knowledge. Through exploring safe items that stimulate the senses, children are storing and retaining information about texture, taste, sound, appearance and scent.
Kids physically develop at slightly different rates. There are, however, milestones to watch for at certain ages. Keeping track of your child’s progress in physical coordination at different ages can help reveal potential issues.