Play

Research shows that early years are the most important for brain development, play and time to explore helps a child’s brain to develop. All children play in different ways, this depends on their age and developmental stage. Play helps children to explore and try different feelings, ideas and relationships through play, this is the true function of play.
Characteristics of PlayCharacteristics of Play

Learning and developing through play – Aistear: The Early Childhood Curriculum Framework

 
adults role in playAdults role is very important and changing in children’s play

Learning and developing through play – Aistear: The Early Childhood Curriculum Framework