Pretend you are a parent of an infant what do you observe when the baby engages in play. What play fosters the infants development?
1. Pretend you are a parent of an infant what do you observe when the baby engages in play. What play fosters the infants development?
Play is one of the main ways that children learn about themselves, their family and their environment. It is crucial that infants are given the opportunity to play with their caregivers and with toys. As a parent you would observe the following play at different stages in the infants development and introduce certain play toys and situations to foster the infants development such as:
(a) Birth to Three Months
During this early stage, a baby's play will consist of fingers, faces, and looking at objects. Rattles and other toys ...
Pretending to be a parent of an infant, this solution explains what a parent would observe when the baby engages in play, including what type of play fosters the infant's development. It provides observations for different periods of development and the types of play to foster development at that age e.g., birth to 3 month, 3 months to 6, 6 months to 10 months, and so on.