And to do that…let them play!
Play benefits all area’s of child’s development. One of the most important aspects at this time and with this age group is, unstructured play – aka “free play.”
Free play allows the child to explore freely, create and discover without a set of predetermined rules or guidelines. Free play has influence on cognitive development, increasing physical, emotional, and social development. It helps with creativity, imagination and problem-solving abilities, and social skills.
Creativity and Imagination:
Mathematics and Problem-solving abilities:
Fine Motor Skills:
Reading, writing, and letter recognition:
Physical Activity and Gross-motor:
Music and Dance:
And language….en Francais!
A lot of hidden learning happens during free play! So I repeat, let them play!
The Chartwell House.