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Social Development Through Role Play

Role Play in the Early Years. Why is role play important to young children’s development? Early social development is highly correlated with academic achievement. The way a child settles into school and interacts with peers and adults in the school setting will have a massive impact on his or her learning opportunities.

September 5, 2012 Tags:, ,

Children’s Role Play Encourages Development and Creativity

“Role play provides child care workers with numerous opportunities for enhancing children’s development. It is helpful to distinguish between two valuable methods of using role play in a child care setting in order to identify the different benefits gained by each method.”

September 5, 2012 Tags:

Preschool Children Learning Through Play

Understanding The Importance Of Play

“I’m a firm believer in learning through play, but some parents want their little ones ‘pushed’ harder with more traditional ‘lessons’. How can I help the parents understand the importance of play in learning?”

September 5, 2012