- Jack learns concepts, information, verbal and non-verbal skills, to negotiate roles and take turns.
- Sarah experiments with a wide variety of feelings, roles, and entertains unacceptable feelings and situations.
- Greg resolves his sadness from losing his dog.
Fantasy and creativity are born through play. Large and small motor skills are developed impacting cognitive growth.
These social, emotional, and mental skills are foundational for school success. Playing with toys leads to competent handwriting and playground skills that allow them to feel confident and secure.
Experimenting with language leads to problem-solving and conceptual understanding.
Playing with others teaches emotional control, and perspective taking which leads to empathy. They learn to resolve conflicts and advocate for themselves.
Play. It's a good thing. Claudia
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