At this age, your child will seem to be continually on the go—running, kicking, climbing, jumping. This yearlong energy spurt certainly will keep you on the go. But take heart—his activity level will strengthen his body and develop his coordination.
Pediatricians agree that playtime is a very important part of a child’s development. If you want to help your child build social skills, intelligence, physical coordination, and lifelong coping mechanisms, it seems the most clearly defined rule is to let them have fun.