We’re big fans of pretend play, and the reason why is b/c kids learn so much by playing and pretending.
This article about The Importance of Pretend Play is a great read.
“When your child engages in pretend (or dramatic) play, he is actively experimenting with the social and emotional roles of life. Through cooperative play, he learns how to take turns, share responsibility, and creatively problem-solve.”
Socializing and making friends is an important piece to a child’s development. “Through cooperative play, he(she) learns how to take turns, share responsibility, and creatively problem-solve.”
The Importance of Pretend Play. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/creativity-play/importance-pretend-play
Whether it is craft time or play time we love to build, make, and dream some amazing things. We’ve made snowmen in Arizona, gingerbread, butterflies, and huge castles.