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Category: Cognitive

Learn about the cognitive development, its milestones and stages, and how to help your child develop cognitive skills at home.

mothers singing to their babies

Why you should sing to your baby

Your baby might not know the lyrics to Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star yet, but they definitely love that you’re singing

child playing with wooden toys

Benefits of wooden toys

Play is an excellent way in which your little one can learn. We recommend all types of play! They can

little boy surrounded by numbers

Math skills 36-48 months

Right at this point, your little one has developed many basic math skills! They went from simply recognizing and anticipating

little boy laughing and playing with an abacus

Math skills 24-36 months

Your little one’s math skills keep growing, and as they become older, they also move on to more complicated concepts.

little boy stacking blocks

Math skills 12-24 months

As we stated in the first part of this article, even though your little one was born with a basic

baby inside a present box

Math skills 0-12 months

From day one, your baby started interacting with their environment. As they do this, they will use math concepts to

giraffe toy with wheels

Benefits of mechanical toys

Kids love toys. I imagine you’ve witnessed your little one’s expression of awe and excitement when going into a toy

little girl with binoculars in the woods

Nature and play

Your little one was born with an innate curiosity for exploration. Their play can be flexible, changeable, and multifaceted, and

sad little boy sitting by himself

Absence: Curiosity killer

We have referred to the importance of curiosity before and have given recommendations to keep it alive. Today we will

little girl picking a flower

Restrictions: Curiosity killer

We learn when we experiment, and during early childhood exploring new environments and having a chance to understand them is

scared little boy hugging a stuffed animal

Fear: Curiosity killer

As with any other emotion, fear has its own purpose: it helps us identify threats. It has been a very

mom kissing her son while playing a board game

The benefits of board games

Playing games may sound like an activity not aimed for learning. Some might even define it as a misuse of

little boy dressed up as a king

Theater ready

We’ve previously talked about the importance of pretend play. This type of play can be extremely varied and today we

father and son playing to shave

The shadow game

Early childhood has been proven to be one of the most important stages in one’s life. According to Harvard’s Center

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