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Designing Games for Children by Carla Fisher

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Chapter 9Babies and Toddlers (Ages 0–2)

Babies and toddlers are learning the basics—how to walk, talk, and interact with the world. Games for babies and toddlers should support their innate love of exploration and encourage caregiver-child interactions.

This chapter discusses the developmental milestones of children up to age 2, including:

  • An overview of their cognitive development
  • Learning styles
  • Language and communication skills
  • Mathematical thinking
  • Social and emotional development
  • Motor skill development
  • Abilities related to music and creative arts
  • Developmentally appropriate games for this age
Figure 9.1 Image used with the permission of the author.

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