Parallel Play in Children

by Cathy Parkes August 30, 2021 Updated: February 16, 2024

In toddlers, parallel play is expected.  Parallel play means that children play independently NEXT to other children. Toddlers do not typically engage in cooperative play.

In toddlers, parallel play is expected.

Parallel play means that children play independently NEXT to other children. Toddlers do not typically engage in cooperative play.

See our full article to learn more about normal behaviors for toddlers


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Related Posts

Restraints should be applied to a portion of the bed frame which moves up and down with the bed, but cannot move on its own (i.e., not the side rail).

Restraints

Restraints should be applied to a portion of the bed frame which moves up and down with the bed, but cannot move on its own (i.e., not the side rail).
Read More
Plasma cells are a type of B cell which produce and release antibodies against a specific antigen.

Plasma Cells

Plasma cells are a type of B cell which produce and release antibodies against a specific antigen.
Read More
Medications for the infant after delivery include "eyes and thighs".

Newborn Medications

Medications for the infant after delivery include "eyes and thighs": erythromycin ophthalmic ointment to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum, Vitamin K administered IM in the vastus lateralis to prevent bleeding, and the Hepatitis B vaccine administered IM in the other thigh.
Read More