It’s Time to Play! Why Play is Important for Infants (2 hours)



Infant play opens the door for developing new skills and building new relationships. While playing may appear to be a seamless activity for infants, the infants are building new connections in their brains that will help them be successful in other areas of their development. We will explore how infants learn through play, the stages of play for infants, and how to manipulate your environment to encourage play.