Language, Play Skills, Social Foundations

The Nearly Comprehensive Guide to Teaching Your Child How to Play

Wondering how to help your child develop their play skills? Keep reading, you’re in the right place. Your child’s play development happens in specific, sequential stages and there are things that you can do in each stage to help them develop more advanced play skills. Keep in mind that there’s more to play than just… Read More The Nearly Comprehensive Guide to Teaching Your Child How to Play

Language, Social Foundations

The Connection Between Language and Theory-of-Mind

I’ve been doing a lot of research on language and Theory-of-Mind these last few weeks and after looking into all this research, the consensus is in…..  Language is the key to developing Theory-of-Mind. Language isn’t only the key to Theory-of-Mind but it is”the only ability that has clearly been shown to be directly related to… Read More The Connection Between Language and Theory-of-Mind

Classroom, Play Skills, Social Foundations

Why Theory of Mind Makes a Child Popular

Theory of Mind (ToM) is the ability to recognize others’ perspectives and how this affects their behavior. ToM is essentially ‘social understanding’ and is a skill that significantly develops between the ages of 3-5. Kiddos do learn a lot during the preschool years, but ToM is something you should pay extra special attention to because… Read More Why Theory of Mind Makes a Child Popular