Learning & Play for Parents
Age-related guidelines for playing with your baby and encouraging learning.
Play & Learn Center Content List for Parents
Play is the building block of childhood. It teaches kids about their world. Here, learn what activities inspire and motivate, and which toys are not only safer, but smarter, too.
Fun & Games for Parents
Fun ideas to thrill and engage little minds.
Staying Fit for Parents
Here's how to get kids active, even if they don't like sports.
Screen Time Guidelines for Big Kids for Parents
Not sure how much screen time is appropriate for your big kid? Get advice here.
Choosing Safe Toys for School-Age Kids for Parents
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.
Fitness and Your 6- to 12-Year-Old for Parents
School-age kids need physical activity to build strength, coordination, confidence, and to lay the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle.
What's Funny to a School-Age Child? for Parents
Around 6 or 7, kids start to understand language well enough to know that words can have two (or more) meanings. Riddles, jokes, and puns really start to make sense, and are a top source of enjoyment!
Motivating School-Age Kids to Be Active for Parents
Being active is a key component of good health for all school-age kids. So how do you get kids motivated to be active, especially those who aren't gifted athletes?
Choosing Safe Toys for Parents
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.