How to Encourage Imaginative Play in Your Child

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Love these 8 ways to encourage imaginative play in kids! It's so important!

I have twin four year-olds who know how to play and imagine. And I absolutely love it. It is such an important part of childhood. Acting out different situations, expressing different emotions, trying to empathize, and doing bigger and awesomer things. And there are definitely somethings you can do, as a parent, grandparent, or caregiver, to encourage imaginative play in your child. How to Encourage Imaginative Play 1. Costumes Life is better in costume. And so is a child's play. Allowing your child to dress up in fun costumes all year long, and not just at Halloween, is such a great way to encourage an imagination in your ...

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How to Extend Outdoor Fun for Kids

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If you want to make outdoor fun for your yound kids last longer but without the tantrums, these tips will help! | whatsupfagans.com

Today's post is sponsored by Fruitshoot and Linqia but all opinions are my own. I love getting outdoors with my children. I love especially going to parks now that it is spring and the weather is (mostly) starting to warm up again. However, outdoor fun for kids can sometimes be short-lived if you go unprepared, especially when your kids are young, like mine. In order to enjoy more fun outside activities and sunshine as a family, I am sharing tricks on how to extend outdoor play for kids. Because, honestly, I want to be at the park longer then I am in the car! How to Extend Outdoor Fun for Young Kids at Parks 1. Avoid nap ...

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