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  • VROOM Video: Beach Play (4 years)

    By switching different rules for sorting objects, you give your child experience in thinking flexibly – a skill needed for coming up with solutions to problems and thinking of new ideas. Find out……Read More

  • VROOM Video: Movement Choices (4 years)

  • VROOM Video: Craft Pretend Play (2 years)

    When playing pretend, your child is exploring ideas and practicing language skills. Your child also gets a chance to try on different roles – like being a captain, or a pilot – and sees the……Read More

  • VROOM Video: Simon Says (2 years)

    This game asks your child to pay close attention to your movements and to remember clues. Your child is practicing important skills: focus, memory, and self-control – all of which are essential……Read More

  • VROOM Video: Setting the Table (2 years)

    Setting the table helps your child practice important skills like remembering the steps of a task, paying attention, and working to reach a goal. Watch this video to see how, and visit……Read More

  • VROOM Video: Exploring Trees (3 years)

    By observing and then coming to a conclusion together, you’re helping your child think and learn like a scientist. Learn the Exploring Trees Vroom Tip, and get more free tips at……Read More

  • Child’s Play in Action: Hide and Seek (4 years)

    Hide and Seek is a classic kids game, but did you know it promotes executive functioning skills and emotional intelligence too? When kids play this game they are boosting Memory, Self Control and Flexible……Read More

  • Being the Best Dad You Can Be (Newborn)

    Being the Best Dad You Can Be Research shows that fathers can make a huge difference for child development. Children whose fathers are more sensitive and involved are better adjusted and score higher……Read More

  • Positive Opposites (18 months)

    Using positive opposites means describing the behavior you WANT to see instead of the one you DON’T WANT to see. Examples: “Listening” instead of “Not listening” “Taking……Read More

  • Teaching Children What To Do (18 months)

    It may seem silly, but children are not born knowing how to behave, how to handle their emotions, or how to express themselves in a way their caregivers like. Instead of focusing on techniques that address……Read More