If your child doesn’t want to play

Sometimes your child may be disinterested or not feel like playing.

Young children will often initiate playing games or incorporate playful behaviour into everyday activities, for example, doing a funny walk or pulling faces.

It is also normal for there to be times where your child gets bored with the same activity or doesn’t want to play.

However, you know your child best and if you notice a general lack of interest in play and are concerned, consider talking to your family doctor.

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Published — 30 August 2016 Last updated — 04 November 2016

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