There are several ways to help even the youngest of children in your care make friendships. Below you will find suggestions and resources!
Provide opportunities for Infants to play together
Placing Infants face to face and near each other will allow them to be aware of each other.
Create Treasure Baskets for the Babies to explore together-from the Nurture Store
Invitations to play with balls and bowls from Munchkins and Moms
Allow older children to safely play and interact with the younger Children in your care
The Value of Mixed Age Play from Education Week
When you are holding a young Infant you can talk about what the older children are doing-be sure to refer to them by name!
Tips & Activities for Infant Language Development from The Stay at Home Mom Survival Guide
Provide multiple toys of the same kind so that Toddlers can play next to each other without
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