Make the Most of Playtime, CSEFEL


“Babies and toddlers love to play. As a parent, it can feel overwhelming at times.”

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning’s resource, “Make the Most Out of Playtime” explains the importance of parents playing with their young children, provides an overview of how play skills develop in infants and toddlers, and lists tips for parents to incorporate play into daily life.

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To learn more, view the resource “Make the Most Out of Playtime (PDF).”


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The Developmentally Appropriate Parenting Series highlights several early childhood topics to support parents and caregivers who are caring for young children. Use the list below to navigate through each series topic:

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