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The Importance of Messy Play for Babies

October 17, 2016

The Importance of Messy Play for Babies

Watch as Dr. Dyan Hes, a pediatrician and a mom of two, demos a fun recipe for moldable cloud dough, while chatting with editor Mindy about the importance of letting Baby play with food and stocking a messy play-friendly fridge. Today’s Facebook Live is brought to you by Dreft.

Questions about letting Baby get messy? Comment below, and we may answer them on air!

If you are inspired by what you see, get your camera apps ready because in collaboration with Dreft, we’re hosting America’s Messiest Baby Contest! Share a photo of your messy baby, and your cutie could end up on the cover of Parents magazine, plus you could win a year’s supply of Dreft! To enter, capture your messy baby (6 months to 2 years old) and post to Twitter or Instagram with #messiestbabycontest, or upload the photo to parents.com/dreftmessiestbabycontest (where you can also read the Official Rules). Contest ends November 30, 2016!

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