The Importance Of Play In Children’s Development

The Importance Of Play In Childrens DevelopmentThere are few things in life more enchanting than watching a small child chat away to an imaginary friend, race their pedal cars around the garden or create their own magical world out of Lego.

But whilst watching children of all ages enjoy themselves is every parent’s delight, play actually serves a very important purpose in their development. And depriving children of the ability to relax and play can be a barrier to them reaching their full potential.

  • It isn’t just humans

Play is not just crucial for humans, it also plays a vital role in the animal kingdom too. Whilst you are unlikely to see a lion focussed on a Lego tower any time soon, their cubs nevertheless have their own way of playing. [Read more...]

Kids Playroom Ideas: Learn Through Play

Kids Playroom Ideas: Learn Through Play(Written by Heather Ilardi and Edited by Elle Yi) Through play in the classroom, children test facts and redefine human relationships. They also explore their creativity and imagination while guided by parents and teachers. In fact, children can learn through investigation, experimentation, taking initiative, making choices and interacting with other children and adults.

Parents need to realize that creativity is encouraged when kids focus not on the product, but on the process of creation. [Read more...]