Child Development

11 Important Types of Play As Your Child Grows (Singapore)

Children love to play because it's fun—but it's also vital to a child's healthy development. In fact, during play, children learn and practice key social, cognitive, organizational, physical, and emotional skills, including creativity, imagination, and problem-solving. The benefits of play are progressive in nature, meaning that the skills kids develop during their fun and games build upon each other.Seemingly simple activities like rolling a ball back and forth with a sibling or putting on a costume hone skills like learning to take turns, fine motor skills, proprioception (awareness of the body in space), and getting along with others. Influential sociologist...

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Learning Through Play: The Secret of Healthy Child Development

Child Development

Learning Through Play: The Secret of Healthy Child Development

In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the importance of play in early childhood development. Play is now understood to be one of the most important ways that children learn and develop. In fact, many experts believe that children's play is essential for healthy emotional development. Thus, when compared to the past, when learning mainly comprised formal education and assignments, and play was considered frivolous, this is an unprecedented change. So is it really true that children can learn through playing? And is play really that important? What is Learning Through Play? And Why Does Learning Through...

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