Becoming a play engineer – tip #5

How do you present toys to your child?

It does take time to go that step further and set toys up for play, but have a look which one looks more inviting…

the quick, yet not-as-appealing approach

the quick, yet not-as-appealing approach

OR!

set up, ready for imaginations!

set up, ready for imaginations!

I know which one would call out for me to come and play!  So whilst it does take longer to set toys up, you will certainly get more play time out of them.  How many times have you put a toy out, not set up, and the children have never touched it?

Give it a go this week!

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About heidelightful

Hello friend! I am a paediatric speech pathologist and health coach. My vision is to create a world where parents can understand the real link between diet and their child's health and behaviour, and know how to create true health for their family. My two young, wonderful and sensitive sons both have food intolerances and have also taught me about my own, that I have never known about until now! Topics I have looked into for my own family's health and also from my role as a speech pathologist with children with picky eating are food intolerances, fussy eaters, creating healthy eaters and eating to prevent and ‘cure’ childhood issues such as ADHD, autism, eczema/skin issues, trouble sleeping, low immunity, frequent snot/ear infections and bedwetting, to name a few. I write many posts coming from being an exhausted mum trying to keep up with fussy boys who can only eat certain foods and also as a professional who has worked with other children with similar issues. I live on the Sunshine Coast in Australia with my husband and two boys and was previously an exchange student in Brazil! I hope to inspire you to help your child achieve their potential through health and well-being. Thanks for stopping by :) Heidi

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