EXTRA posts on play

Here are a couple of extra articles (blog posts) that talk about this idea of alternating adult-led activity with being busy-but-available.  The message is similar, but it’s worded differently and gives some nice examples.

 

This post talks about doing adult-led activities, and gives a step-by-step example of how to do a very small, simple puppet show on your lap before going to a meal:

https://www.joyfultoddlers.com/2011/12/independent-play-part-i/

 

This post talk about being busy-but-available.  It talks about the process of weaning a child off of your interaction if he’s used to you being his “main playmate:”

https://www.joyfultoddlers.com/2012/01/independent-play-part-ii/

 

Feel free to leave comments here, or on the posts themselves.

 

~Faith

 

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