Educationally Harnessed Play

THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY

Children learn through play.

Play allows children to develop their imagination, dexterity as well as physical, cognitive and emotional skills. Play is paramount for healthy brain development. Children engage and interact with each other and the world around them through play, and learn important social and communication skills.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING PLAYGROUP

Regular playgroup sessions allow children and their parents to engage in activities they might not think of or do at home. Attending playgroup provides many benefits to both children and parents:

  • A safe and secure environment
  • Access to a wide variety of educational toys and tools
  • Development of social, emotional and communication skills
  • Development of gross and fine motor skills
  • Development of self-care skills
  • Stimulating interest in the surrounding environment
  • Furthering of children’s independence
  • A daily routine
  • Easy transition into pre-school
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