Parents often use certain techniques with their children in an attempt to engage them in learning and give them advantages in school. In this episode of The Lab, Daddy Clay and Daddy Brad consult with two master teachers and specialists who explain what kinds of parent and child interactions are helpful in child development. Being active with kids and playing can be important in brain development. Communication can help broaden vocabulary, stimulate language, and expand social development. Learn which two questions are good to ask your kids to discover what they are thinking. Find out how hands-on activities can build thinking skills, improve motor skills and teach problem solving. If you've got thoughts on this topic, drop a comment on this video or visit our forums at DadLabs.com and join the conversation. DadLabs Ep. 648 is brought to you by SmartyPants. Distributed by Tubemogul.