Video 1: Stage-Based Learning
Instead of just ticking off milestones, we should be observing the transitions our babies go through! Around 4-6 months, babies go through various significant transitions. In this video Dr. May Lim talks some important transitions and play activities parents can introduce to support them.
Video 2: Play ideas for Children with Autism
Dr May Lim
An occupational therapist who has been working with young children for 20 years. She is also an Associate Professor teaching in a university in sunny Singapore and a proud mother of 2 young children.
There are plenty of benefits when it comes to Play-Based Learning. When a child plays, it creates endless opportunities for him or her to learn and explore new ideas. Play can be a powerful tool as it positively impacts a child in various aspects such as his or her social, physical, emotional and cognitive development. In general, a play-based learning environment encourages talking, reading, thinking and writing which are all key to a child's development.
1. Communication skills
2. Motor skills
3. Social and Emotional Development
4. Creativity and Imagination
5. Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving
So, what are you waiting for? Start introducing play-based learning to your little one today to create a much more purposeful and exciting playtime!