Play supports infants’ and toddlers’ development. Learn how to incorporate more playful learning activities into your program. Examine techniques for creating play-friendly environments in centers and at home.
This suite highlights the key components of make-believe play. It describes what play looks like for children ages birth to 5 and provides practical ways to support make-believe play for all children.
Learn how to integrate the arts into activities that support children's school readiness across the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) domains.
Discover the importance of peer interaction and pretend play on children's social development.
Learn about intentional, mature, make-believe play, its importance to children's development, and strategies to improve the level of play that children are demonstrating.