How play can help 0-3 year old milestones

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 10 September 2015

16 mins

Why is play so important for young infants? How can we help our babies to develop and reach their milestones?  Montessori have a particular approach to the development of babies and toddlers, get some tips from Raji, who has worked with children in a Montessori school for over 30 years. 

GUEST: Raji Sivapalan, Coordinator of the Toddler and Infant program at Montessori East 

WEBSITE: Montessori

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