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Play ideas


A PDF giving a wide range of options for how adults can lead learning through play.

Resource thumbnail: Drawing of children playing at the beach
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Children learn through play: by doing, asking questions, interacting with others, devising theories about how things work and then trying them out. Play supports children's cognitive, physical, social and emotional learning and development.

Here are some ideas about how you can support your child's learning through play. These ideas cover 23 areas from art through to puzzles, mathematics and science at home.