Parallel Play in Children

by Cathy Parkes August 30, 2021 Updated: April 24, 2022

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



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