In the first 1,000 days of life, your baby’s brain develops faster than at any other time. And it’s the child’s environment and experiences that shape how happy, healthy and smart she will grow up to be.
Just 15 minutes of play can spark millions of brain connections. With every hug and every kiss, every song and every game, you can help your baby develop in so many ways.
During the first two years, up to 75% of each meal goes to building your baby’s brain. As your baby grows, so do his nutritional needs.
The average 4-year old will ask a total of 437 questions each day. Many of which are simply, “why?”
By the age of 6, the average child has a vocabulary of about 13,000 words. An average adult has a vocabulary of about 60,000 words.
Children who spend more time playing outside have a reduced risk of becoming myopic.
Parents who speak to their babies often, typically know 300 more words than their peers, by the age of 2 years old. May the grooming for a spelling bee champion or talk show host begin.
Studies have shown that if a kid watches more than 3 hours of videos or TV programs a day, they may have a greater chance of emotional, relationship, and conduct problems when they reach 7 years of age.
Playtime is a very powerful and necessary learning tool for youngsters. Playing is critical to a child making social connections, expanding and using their imagination, and developing language and motor skills. Time to make some play dates and break out the toys, future innovation depends on it.
A child’s brain has its most dramatic growth period from birth until the age of 5. Kids learn from observation and instruction which sharpens their cognitive abilities. A kid’s brain really is like a sponge, soaking up as much info as possible.