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What does she need to do to get Teddy ready for bed? Not only does it give your child a way to work out her feelings, it also helps her make sense of the world. Pretend play, sometimes called symbolic play, imaginative play, dramatic play or good Norway sluts and hookers make-believe, also introduces the concept that one thing can "be" another — a huge leap in your child's understanding.
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After all, s and words are just squiggles and lines that stand in for math and language. And if something can be something else in a game of pretend, then your toddler can be Here's what you can expect: Between 18 and 24 months, many toddlers will begin to play their first "pretend" games by acting out everyday actions they've seen adults do — like talking on the phone, putting on shoes and using keys to unlock a door.
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Your toddler might also enjoy play-acting herself, pretending to be asleep, pretending to drive a car or pretending to be Mommy or Daddy to give her baby doll a bottle.
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Reading stories aloud to your child — often! A cardboard box can be a rocket ship, a cradle or a city bus.
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An empty paper towel roll can be a telescope, a microphone or a tunnel. A bath towel can be a cape, a blanket or a field of snow.
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How do you redirect a massive dinosaur migration that's made its way under the kitchen table just in time for dinner? Try to be flexible, within the limits of what's safe.
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There will be lots of opportunities to teach those lessons as your child grows — choose your battles and follow your instincts about what's right for your family. Like many toddlers about two-thirds of children by the age of 7, in fact!
Contrary to what you might have heard, this doesn't mean she's lonely or that her fantasy-world has taken. In fact, experts now emphasize that the invention of an imaginary friend als that is creative and social.
Your toddler's imaginary friend gives her a way to express herself, problem-solve and add new dimension to her symbolic play.
Your best bet is to follow your little one's lead and "befriend" her imaginary pal, taking an interest in how they play together and encouraging your child's creativity. Looking for more fun firsts?
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