It is a fun parenting experience to raise toddlers.
Are you wondering what your baby would like to do in toddler years? Read on and
find about what you can expect your baby to do in toddler years.
The activities of toddlers cannot be explained in simple and
few words. This is mainly because every child is different and acts and behaves
differently. However, there are some common activities of toddlers and
precautions that the parents should take. Toddlers are unaware of the problems
or dangers involved in what they do. So, it becomes the duty of the parents or
to be alert and watchful always.
The first and most important precaution is the safety
of the child. No matter what your child is doing you should be checking it
constantly or if possible stay with him all the time when he is awake and
moving around. Toddlers
are exploring the world and this is the most exciting time for them and the
most dangerous one too.
Common Activities of Toddlers
Here is what you can expect in the toddler years of your
child. Read on to find what toddlers like to do.
Toddlers like to explore and that too on their own. They
learn different types of things and become aware of different aspects of life
through this attitude. They learn about the new world through their falls,
bumps, relationship and many other such activities. They pick up anything they
see and like and then compare them with other objects.
Listen and Talk
like to listen to you when you talk and they also try to talk in their own
way or imitate your way of talking too. There are many things you can teach
your toddler at this period of time. Make him aware of the clothes and other
accessories he wears and learn about the colours also. Just keep in mind that
it will take time and you must enjoy this playing and teaching through daily
Toddlers want to have a company to play. If possible take
him to a children’s park and let him have interaction with same age group of
children. This will help him have natural and good growth. When you play with
your child make sure he takes interest and you should move on to another
activity or game as soon as he looses interest.
Toddlers ask lot of questions. Sometimes parents get
irritated because of some repeated questions. This is the biggest mistake they
do. Listen to and answer the questions of your toddler in the best possible and
clear manner. Pay attention to him and his queries. Be patient because toddlers
ask many questions as they are on their way to learn about the world.
You will see that your child likes to see pictures in
magazines and books. Bring home books that have large pictures and a story too.
This will help him develop reading habit and will also help in proper brain and
Since toddlers have a different fascination and attraction
towards their toys, keep them in a low shelf so that they can reach out and get
what they want. Make sure the toys and shelf are safe for the child. You can
also encourage your toddler to take care of his toys and keep it back and
arranged on the same shelf.
The activities of a toddler are immense. They are
learning and discovering the world around them. You can help the child develop
good habits and right attitude at this time of their life. Remember, things
learned at this age remain a habit throughout life. Follow a schedule and stick
to it as far as possible.