KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Playing is not just something to pass the time, it's also an important part of development for children, parenting experts say.
Debbie Karlstrand from the Family Conservancy says it's important for parents to provide ample opportunities for their children to develop their play. She also says you don't always need the newest, hottest toys because parents are the best resource to keep their children entertained. Watch the video above for more tips from Debbie.
If you would like more information you can contact the Family Conservancy at (913) 342-1110.