Baby's first playdate checklist


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Ensure a successful and enjoyable first playdate for your baby by preparing beforehand, actively engaging during, and reflecting after the event. Start by coordinating with the other parent, considering any special needs, and setting up a safe and clean play space with appropriate toys. During the playdate, facilitate introductions, monitor playtime, and promote positive interactions while providing refreshments and attending to any necessary breaks. Finally, wrap up the playdate with gratitude, a discussion with the other parent, and tidying up. Reflect on the experience with your child and plan for future playdates to continue fostering social skills and friendships.