Take a deep breath and realize pretend fighting is a stage like any other. It doesn’t mean your child is destined for a life of crime. Curiosity and vulnerability often lie beneath the “Bang, Bang” bravado. Use the opportunity to teach your kid about the world and about his own ability to reach great heights.
Looking for activities that inspire peaceful forms of play? Try these 9 outdoor games for outdoor kids, or for the little princess in your home, do our fairy tale crafts to add cool props to pretend play.