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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Parents are their child's first playmate. Playing with your child and observing them play offers important clues about their development. The Family Conservancy parenting expert, Mary Williams, visited FOX 4 to share some tips on how to make the most out of playtime to help your child meet developmental milestones.

Mary suggests:

  • Follow your child's lead
  • Give them time to practice new skills
  • Consider your play environment
  • Adapt play activities to the changing needs of your child
  • Play is not only fun but critical to your child's development

Watch the video above to find out more on how you can help your kids meet specific milestones.

If you would like more information you can contact the Family Conservancy at (913) 342-1110.