How Does Play Help Children Learn?

How Does Play Help Children Learn?

Put yourself in a child’s shoes, just for a moment.  You need to learn your alphabet by Friday!  Your teacher has given you a sheet with the alphabet on it so you can practise. a,b,c,d,e,,,,f,,,,,,g,,,,,,,h,,,,, You are 5 years old. Have you heard of anything as...
Crucial Play

Crucial Play

Playing is one of the best ways to lay down a good foundation for learning.  Without having the opportunity to play regularly and freely children will not be able to grasp a thorough understanding of their environment or themselves.  During play, whether structured or...
I Want To Play!

I Want To Play!

When was the last time you played? I don’t mean a good old grown up game such as Trivial Pursuit, I mean the no holds barred, barrel of fun, play. If the answer is yesterday, last week or even last month, then congratulations.  Most of us can’t remember playing since...