The Importance of Play

The Importance of Play

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.

Eyes on child's play

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:

Power of play posters 2

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.

Happy weekend!

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