Toddler milestone: Pretend playWhen toddlers engage in pretend play, they show they are beginning to move from the literal to the symbolic—a big idea for little toddler! Discover why pretend play is so important.
How can I help my toddler have fun on Halloween?Older children and adolescents may enjoy the ghoulish aspects of Halloween, but your toddler may find them frightening. Young children may prefer celebrations and traditions that emphasize the harvest season such as a visit to a pumpkin farm with corn mazes or hay rides.
Toddler tech toys 101You can’t walk down a supermarket aisle today without seeing at least one toddler clutching mommy or daddy’s smartphone. But while very young children don’t need phones, a few just-for-kids tech toys can help children feel connected and round out their pretend play toy box.