Successful play-date tips

Some Pre-planning Think carefully about when you invite children and for how long. Don’t have someone over when you are very tired or stressed or busy and the ideal playdate is usually less than two hours Plan ahead with your child How long will the child stay? What kind of activities can you do? (get a couple of spare things that might be useful in case of crisis – it helps here to have something that is new like 2 sticker books) Are there any things not allowed? Where will you play? Any suggestions for games/toys? Also What type of kid is coming – what will they like to do What will you do if you cant agree what to play 3. Make a plan for a break – perhaps a snack – after an hour, but

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