How kids start to learn through play
The term “child’s play” signals something that is almost too easy, juvenile, or maybe not even worth your time. As kids, we’re all born to play – it’s a universal human trait we share across countries and cultures. It’s how we learn to interpret, interact with, and change the world we’ve arrived in. Regardless of what (if any) toys a child has access to, there are specific types of play that seem coded in our DNA. Here are some of the ways your baby learns through play, and how you can encourage them.