Reply to Encouraging independent play

He will definitely at moments need social Play. But there are also ways to encourage independent play. The hands on as we grow blog (, a pop up will show up in a few seconds inviting you to the challenge) has a week long challenge coming up next week that is focused on independent play, they give you an activity each day to try. My personal advice is it’s a combo of rotating toys, having the right toys (like legos, blocks, and imaginary play like kitchen or dress up), and allowing the child and yourself to be comfortable with being bored and not you solving his need. I hope this helps.