2. Keep in mind that, even though your child is older, they still have a fairly short attention span and won’t play with one toy for very long. That’s why it’s important to always have a variety of toys available and to try and introduce many new activities. Keep a toy box close at hand and make packing up part of the game.
4. You can expect your toddler to be able to concentrate for around ten to fifteen minutes on any one activity. Which means it’s the right time to start choosing slightly ‘longer-lasting’ games and toys for them to play with. Just remember not to distract your toddler while they’re busy with an activity.
5. Even though your toddler is a little older, it’s still difficult for them to understand things that they cannot see. So always keep this in mind whenever you talk or explain something to them.
6. Unlike you, your child won’t be able to ‘multitask’ for quite some time still. In fact, they’ll only really be able to manage one task at time a time, such as talking OR putting on their socks. So rather let your toddler focus on the task at hand and don’t expect them to do too much at once.
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