4 Reasons why PLAY is so important at our setting.

“Play based learning is important as it allows children to take ownership of their learning and to let learning unfold naturally, building the foundation for who they become.” – Sally Rustomji

As adults we often remember a structured style of learning, from our nursery experiences right through to primary school. And as parents, we want to ensure that our children receive a valuable and rich education that incorporates maths, language and literacy concepts. In fact, children learn the same lessons through play, if not more.

Here are 4 reasons why play is important in kindergarten and early childhood:

1. Brain Development