28/07/2021

Categories: Early Years and Childhood Studies, Undergradute

Children learn best through active play

It’s no secret that children love to play, creating make-believe worlds, fantastical adventures, and invisible friends. However, active play is not just light-hearted fun, but an essential factor to the cognitive, emotional, and social wellbeing of children, as well as an important opportunity for parents to engage with their child. 

While the speed of a modern-day lifestyle and changes in family structures has meant that parents often work long hours, the lack of playtime for children could have a detrimental effect on how children learn.

The importance of active play for a child’s development is of such significance that it has gained recognition by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights and is a right that should be available to every child.

Children learning and listening to nursery rhymes is an effective way of helping to develop memory skills, build early literacy skills, and learn to verbally communicate through the help of music and repetitive words and sounds.

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