Playtime with baby: Check out the top plays

This episode of Parents Playbook is all about the love of the game. Playing is one of the best ways to support your young child’s development and learning. Check out the game film for highlights of two pro parents teaming up for some prime-time playtime.

Game Plan:

  • Follow your child’s lead.
  • Get down on their level.
  • Give them your attention and encouragement.
  • Make it a back-and-forth contest.
  • Keep it fun and show them the love.

More Resources for Parents:
First Things blog
Parent Kit
pArentZ pod
Our archive of First Things First posts

About First Things First

Arizonans created First Things First to support the health, development and early education of our state’s youngest children. First Things First partners with Arizona families and communities to help kids have the positive experiences they need to arrive at school ready to succeed. We do this through quality early care and education programs, preventive health efforts, and supporting parents in their role as their child’s first teachers.

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