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Developing Play Skills #120

by on November 30, 2012
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Developing Play Skills

Dr Laura Hutchison from Play Dr Mom, licensed psychologist specializing in children and Play Therapy.



 In this episode::

  • How you might come to visit a play therapist?
  • How you set expectations with a session?
  • What are worry dolls and how we can use them?

Help kids cope with their anxiety with a worry doll” via Play Dr Mom @playactivities  — Click to Tweet

  • Resources that promote a rich imaginative play life.
  • unusual resources for play therapists but essential
  •  Gun play and giving power away
  • Playskills for parents


“Make some time to connect with your child even though we’re busy”  Via PlayDrMom @playactivities —– Click to tweet
  • Play whisper
  • What we could do if we don’t like the play that’s going on?
  • Setting limits.
  •  Realistic expectations
  • “Reflecting a child’s emotion can often nip a child’s anger or temper tantrum in the bud” via Play Dr Mom @playactivities—- Click to Tweet
  • Princess don’t wear socks
  • two actions you’ve taken in the last 2 years that have had a positive effect on your life?
  • What were you doing 12 years ago?
  • The favourite play activity in your household?
  • Charlie Brown and Thanksgiving?

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