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Inspire Independent Play: Here are 5 ways to help toddlers keep busy on their own

Independent play is the time when mom can get things done.

“Mommy’s little shadow” is fun – until it’s time for you to be productive. Keep your kids busy without sticking them in front of the TV. Learning to play by themselves is an important part of healthy child development.

Dr. Joyce Sibbett shares five ways you can inspire your little ones to play on their own. It helps if you aren’t too far away. That way, you can jump in and encourage them. Bring art into the home with fun creative activities.

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