It is very important to encourage children to play. Children should be kept away from long hours of screen time. It is best to allow children to have a minimum of 30 minutes of screen time until the age of eight. And children should as a result be encouraged to always play with physical toys and other children in person. And not with others or artificial intelligence on the phone or computer.
It is important to play in real as it contributes a lot to the social and mental well-being as well just as much as it contributes to physical development. It is therefore vital that you encourage children to engage in physical activities rather than playing on the phone.
Interaction with children also contributes to the development of their social skills which is important as they grow up and when they enter into society. There are as a result a lot of factors that need to be considered when bringing up a child and the time to play given equal importance just as much as eating and sleep are given.
Different types of games
There are different types of games and activities that help children in their development not just physically but also act as a way of learning fr them. Some of these games include board games, and legos. Legos contribute vastly to the development of your child as they learn how to build and fix things.
They learn to create new things and also contribute to them to learn on what they wish to do when they grow up, at least it helps to develop an interest in maybe things that would eventually lead to engineering. Another fun activity is playing with kids playdough. The interesting thing about this is that it contributes to the betterment of your child in many ways.
It increases your child’s creative abilities, supports the development of fine motor skills, in contributes a lot to hand and eye coordination. They are colourful and they also feel nice on the hands. They develop an interest in the child to play and also It promotes in better development.
You can choose interesting things for your children to play with that also contributed vastly in their development. You can get these items from children’s stores. Otherwise, you can also find them online, if you look for a good store for the products of children. Also, it is important to buy things that are of high quality to your child so that you know that they are safe for your child and would not cause any unnecessary allergy or illnesses in them after prolonged use.
Always ensure the safety of your child no matter what is it that you decide on buying for them. Well reputed stores will have a set of instructions that you can read to decide whether something is suitable for your child, as they would be able to tell you whether it is suitable for a certain age group. And in addition, they would also be able to tell you what is the safest way to use a certain product.