It is common for preschoolers, particularly boys, to engage in pretend gun and weapon play. While the play is not generally harmful, parents should watch to be sure no actual aggression is involved.
Excessive screen time can negatively impact kids’ interpersonal skills. Parents can help by encouraging and modeling healthy media use.
Questing is an outdoor treasure hunt-type of game where you and your kids learn more about your local community as your family takes a nature walk.
Nature scavenger hunts are a great way to engage your preschooler in the outdoors. Go in search of seasons, sounds, and hidden shapes while walking.
Parents can take steps to reduce the clinginess that comes from a child undergoing a stressful situation, by helping the child achieve self-confidence.