Children’s play reflects their wide ranging and varied interests and preoccupations. In their play children learn at their highest level. Play with peers is important for children’s development.
Stop and Reflect:
Use this document to reflect on the statements below:
Use the effective practice section to think about your own practice and identify areas you could improve
- Use the reflecting on practice section to think about how each child’s development can be supported through their experiences
- Use the challenges and dilemmas section and think about how you might overcome them. https://1drv.ms/b/s!App0hvSdYs8rgdhrBQpsN-AGq0NdJQ?e=wCgrw8
Watch the video below about treasure baskets and use development matters page 14 – imagine if children were engaging in a treasure basket activity how would the characteristics of effective learning “playing and exploring” be promoted? what would the children be learning to do? and how could the adult support them? https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1007446/6.7534_DfE_Development_Matters_Report_and_illustrations_web__2_.pdf