Build with me.
Pretend with me.
Make time for me to play with other kids.
Be silly with me.
Teach me the rules.
Kindergarten Readiness Benchmark:
Follows rules and routines in a group setting with some adult reminders
Bath Activities for Kids: Fun website with tons of great bathtime activities for young children that encourage child development.
Fun Activites that Support Early Learning: These activities are geared towards grandparents of kids zero to three years old! They are in both English and Spanish.
Learning Centers in the Home with Prop Boxes: Most preschools have learning centers where children use hands on materials to learn and play. You can create this idea at home with Prop boxes!
Let's Build! Ideas for building activities, including some pictures of ideas
The Importance of Play: Brief video that talks about the importance of play
10 Things Every Parent Should Know About Play: NAEYC website with list for parents
Social Intelligence for Toddlers: Article with tips for teaching social skills to toddlers