Preschool

Play helps children’s social skills, movement, thinking and language. It also helps children grow and be healthy. FIND any opportunity to play with your child throughout the day. LOOK at what your child is interested in and join them. Sometimes give them choices to help them play. WAIT for your child to lead the play and respond. You Read more

The following strategies may help support your child’s interaction with other children. • Increase the time your child spends playing with someone else. By observing your child carefully you will see times he or she is able to accept someone sitting next to him or her. This is the beginning of joint attention in an activity • When you are sitting next to your child, you can help him Read more

“W-sit” is a term to describe a sitting position in which a child sits on the floor with their bottom between bent legs and their legs rotated so they are facing away from their body. Their legs form a “W” shape on the floor. This position of choice is usually adopted during the child’s transition from crawling to sitting. It is adopted primarily because having a wide base gives the Read more