Gross Motor

Benefits of Playing Hide and Seek

The age old game of Hide and Seek has traveled throughout many generations, and just maybe the go to game for you and your young child. According to The Child Development Institute, playing Hide and Seek with young children can have life long benefits including the following: 

  • Teaches the concept of object permanence- “Things can still exist even when they cannot see them”
  • Increases imagination 
  • Encourages problem solving skills 
  • Conflict resolution with others 
  • Numerous opportunities to bond with parent
  • Physical activity through running and jumping 

Check out this Hide and Seek video for Toddlers!

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