Thursday, February 21, 2013

Tips For Hosting a Great Playdate

dinosaur Playdate

Tips For Hosting A Great Play date

  • Remember children are messy so plan your activity outside or somewhere you don't mind the mess.
  • Plan to have a small snack
  • Think about scheduling a regular time each week for a play date. Children thrive on schedules. 
  • Remind your child ahead of time they will be sharing and put away anything extra special they will not want to share. 
  • Schedule for a time when they aren't already tired. 
  • Plan an outing or mini field trip.  Kids and parents Love to get out. 
  • Plan an activity around a holiday, something they love (dinosaurs) , have a project planned and ready
  • Be flexible sometimes they just want to do what they want to do.
  • Don't invite to many keep the group small and remember the dynamics change when there are only 3.  

Play dates at the Zoo