Health Tip: Encourage Safe Exploring Outdoors05/31/13
(HealthDay News) -- Exploring the great outdoors helps toddlers
learn about the world around them, but it's important to create a
safe environment without the risk of injury.
The Nemours Foundation suggests how to promote safe outdoor play
- Offer different types of balls to encourage learning to kick,
catch and throw.
- Encourage your toddler to feel the bark on trees and examine
- Offer your toddler chalk, and let him or her draw on the
- Plan a picnic lunch at a park, playground or backyard with
other parents and children to give the kids a chance to socialize
and play with others.
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