Latest Health news – Child’s play is ‘crucial to early development’

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Posted by: Sue Atkins


Child’s play is crucial in the development of a youngster’s brain and here is my comment in the Aviva Article

“Sue Atkins, parenting expert and author of Parenting Made Easy: How To Raise Happy Children, said it helps the child to make sense of their world by promoting dexterity and balance.

Play is also an important aspect of nurturing confidence and imagination, she commented.

However, Ms Atkins explained that parents should not get too worried if their child appears to be developing at a different rate to others.

She said: “Children develop and mature [at different times] – it is not a race.”

“But if you are at all concerned, your best bet is to go and see your health visitor and have a chat through there.”

Read here the full article in Aviva

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