Tips and resources to support children birth to age five
Play is how young children learn best. It is through play that a child develops in the important areas of feeling and connecting, sensing and moving, listening and talking, and thinking and remembering.
Through playful experiences children develop:
You are your child’s first and favorite playmate. You can contribute to your child’s playful experiences by joining in your child’s play.
And finally, the most important contribution you can make is to have fun! As you have playful experiences with your child, you will strengthen your relationship and have the opportunity to support you child in her learning. And it just doesn’t get any better than that! So go ahead and play!
Interested in learning more about play activities, explore the
PlayBright® Learning System from Children's Home Society of
Washington. A sample of the resources are listed below. To learn
more visit, www.PlayBright.org.
The PlayBright® Early Learning System is a new educational program for parents and educators that combines the most current early child development research with fun, interactive play experiences to promote healthy brain development and school readiness. PlayBright uses fun, playful interactions and activities to build healthy development, early learning skills, and a strong foundation for success in children birth to age five.
PlayBright guidebooks are “how-to-guides” for using play to ensure each child’s development is happy, healthy and on track.
To learn more about PlayBright or to purchase a copy visit www.PlayBright.org.
Special offer for Early Learning Community Members only: $20 per
Guidebook using the offer code "ELC". Act now! Offer valid
through September 30, 2009 only.
To learn more about PlayBright or to take advantage of this special offer, visit www.PlayBright.org.