The Characteristics of Intentional, Mature, Make-Believe Play

Dr. Deborah J. Leong, Metropolitan State University of Denver

When children engage in mature play, they develop greater self-regulation skills. In this webinar, learn the difference between immature and mature play and how they influence child development. See examples of mature play and explore ways teachers can engage children in the dramatic play area to foster the development of self-regulation.

Additional Resources for The Characteristics of Intentional, Mature, Make-Believe Play

Topic:Curriculum

Keywords:Creative play

Resource Type: Video

National Centers: Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning

Program Option: Center-Based

Age Group: Preschoolers

Audience: Teachers and Caregivers

Series: Front Porch Series

Last Updated: March 13, 2018