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Rainy Day Fun
Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained and off the couch when the weather's bad? These quick-and-easy ideas will keep them happy and busy.
Media Use Guidelines: Babies & Toddlers
Not sure how much screen time is appropriate for your baby or toddler? Get advice here.
Toddler Reading Time
Reading to toddlers lays the foundation for their independent reading later on. Here are some tips.
Raising a Fit Preschooler
Preschoolers have a lot of energy, and the physical skills and coordination to ride a tricycle or chase a butterfly.
Safe Exploring for Toddlers
Toddlers are learning to talk, to walk and run, and to assert their independence. For many in this age group, "outside" and "play" are common requests.
Fitness and Your 2- to 3-Year-Old
Kids this age are naturally active, so be sure to provide lots of opportunities for your child to practice basic skills, such as running, kicking, and throwing.
Choosing Safe Toys
Toys are a fun and important part of any child's development. And there's plenty you can do to make sure all toys are safe.
Choosing Safe Toys for School-Age Kids
Is your 10-year-old crying for a pellet gun? How about that used scooter? For help figuring out what toys are safe and appropriate for older kids, read these tips.
Choosing Safe Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers
How can you tell if a small toy poses a choking risk? What types of unsafe toys should you avoid for your baby, toddler, or preschooler? Find out here.
Choosing Safe Baby Products: Toys
All toys you select for your baby or toddler should meet safety standards. These tips can help you find safe toys for your little one.
Learning, Play, and Your 1- to 2-Year-Old
Kids go from babies to toddlers during this time, from first steps to walking well. They also make major strides in language and communication.
Reading Books to Babies
Reading aloud to your baby stimulates developing senses, and builds listening and memory skills that can help your baby grow up to be a reader.