UNIT 5 Importance of Play in Development

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One child is telling the other an imaginary incident. She is putting events in sequence and is using words to express herself. Thus language development is being fostered.

——-child shares an imaginary incident, ——developing their——-.——– encourages storytelling, ——— communication—–to interact with others.

———pretend play and narrate imaginary ——–language development. =====using words to express themselves—— enhance their storytelling abilities,———–connect with others

When children engage in pretend play and narrate imaginary incidents, it has a positive impact on their language development. By using words to express themselves and putting events in sequence, they enhance their storytelling abilities, vocabulary, and communication skills. This makes it simpler for them to communicate and connect with others

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2)In three lines write how play fosters emotional development.

1)——– essential for emotional development ——– 2) ————understand and manage——–3)—— vital social skills that contribute——–

3) List four ways in which the caregiver can help children learn through play.

1) ——participate and engage ———2) toys and materials that allow 3) ——-support and guidance——- 4)——–acknowledge children’s efforts———

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  1. List all the factors that influence play.

1)——-abilities vary with age——-2)———-and social environment. 3)———Cultural beliefs ————4)——–Gender roles——–5)——Family dynamics———6) ——–with peers and f——— 7)——–child’s unique personality ——-8)——-Technology availability

2) Observe the play of a two year old and a five year old and list two activities each
of the two children.
i) Activities of the two year old.

1) Playing with building——-2) Pretend play———– Child-2 1) ——–plashing and pouring water——- 2)—— finger painting, experiencing

ii) Activities of the five year old.

1) Playing pretend with—— 2) ——- board games or puzzles——- Child-2 1) ———outdoor games with friends—— 2)——-art and craft projects,——–

State why these activities are different.

————- individual interests, developmental stages,———Child 1’s activitie————- imaginative play and cognitive challenges,———. Child 2————-physical and social———————