Mar 25, · He would like his toys alot better if he had someone to play with. Do you ever play with him? Will he play with his toys if he had a friend over? My son also prefers the computer over toys probably because it doesn't require imagination to hit a few buttons. Playing with toys makes the children think,imagine, and create for themselves. Dec 20, · My twins are and do not play with toys. When indoors they either dance, play pretend with each other, which does involve props for dress up, draw or paint, or look at books, but they rarely touch a toy; no blocks, puzzles, trains, doll house (they have a beautiful one their grandparents gave them and it sits idle), figurines, puppets, etc. Apr 21, · But if you've been wondering "Why doesn't my child play with toys?" when you seemingly have them coming out of your ears, then you may want to Author: Caroline Shannon-Karasik.
They are not just playthings; kids learn a lot from them and grow with them. Ceinwen is offline. Add a Question Ask Login Toggle navigation. Everybody is different and everybody enjoys doing different things. They go to a Waldorf preschool though and despite their disinterest in toys, the teacher has no worries about the types of play they do engage in. Check out our handy guide to get some tips. DevaMajka is offline. That is the key for him.
If it's the computer he likes, let him have his time with the computer and maybe get him to focus on something else physical as a sport if he doesn't already participate in one. Enroll him in karate or taewondoa or swimming. A delay in play skills means a delay in other skills. This leads to freeing up the mind to focus, explore, and use their imagination. Play often starts with imitating adult activities.
Does this kid have any friends to play with. She has a cd player in her room to help with the "isolated feeling" because I think she misses being right by me when she is in her room and feels lonely. Do you play with his toys with him? Kids with fewer toys learn perseverance, patience, and determination. If your kids are disinterested in certain toys, then you may want to encourage them to get rid of them by appealing to their imagination and natural compassion, Willard says. I play with my kids some too, but with 3 of them and the rest of the household to run, they have to learn to entertain themselves For Updates and Special Promotions. One year, my sister-in-law gave my older son a box of office supplies, all with the logo of his favorite office store.