Playing is the business of childhood.
It is an essential tool in a child’s development, teaching them how to interact with others, developing life long skills and leading them to a healthy body in adulthood.
There are 6 benefits that all play an important role in raising well rounded children. These are:
Active play helps with coordination, balance motor skills
During play kids learn to cope with emotions, practising empathy and understanding.
Playing alongside others helps kids practise sharing skills, and form friendships
Children learn to think, remember and reason through play
Developing imaginations, creating new worlds and unique ideas.
Exchanging thoughts and ideas through play