During this time babies form 1 million new brain connections every second.
The brain eliminates weak connections and strengthens the ones that are reinforced.
This process is called pruning and helps to shape the brain architecture of your child.
Playing the Right Way = Improved Development
Providing your child with a broad range of
meaningful experiences helps reinforce
fundamental brain connections.
What are Meaningful
They can take many shapes and forms. Learning the concept of Serve and Return is a good starting point.
Here’s how Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child defines Serve and Return interactions:
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