Our brains deal with many things every second of the day. We could never actively manage all of this if certain systems did not just run themselves in the background. And this is no different for your growing, developing child
Play is the most effective form of learning you will ever be able to offer your child. It is the foundation and language of childhood, embracing a multitude of learning styles. Crucial for forming and maintaining friendships and establishing social skills that your child will naturally engage in when they play.
Have you ever heard yourself asking in the heat of the moment “Are you even listening to me?” Or found yourself dumbfounded as your child responds dramatically when it is them having been found to have done something wrong? If so, you will also know the futility of trying to manage your child’s behaviour when they are in this state.