The Importance of Play
Date posted: May 29, 2015
Are you looking for materials to display or give to parents about the importance of play?
Child’s Play: Learning that comes naturally is a booklet for parents, created by the Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development.
Power of Play posters from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development of Newfoundland and Labrador reinforce the message that learning starts with play and play has a purpose. Here’s an image from one of the posters:
And, don’t forget Decoda’s Fifteen Minutes of Fun and STEAM information sheets for parents. They offer ideas for playful activities that support child development and outline the literacy benefits of those activities.