Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Role of Play in Child Development By: Neelima. Is an activity for amusement Play.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "Role of Play in Child Development By: Neelima. Is an activity for amusement Play."— Presentation transcript:

1 Role of Play in Child Development By: Neelima

2 Is an activity for amusement Play

3 Intrinsically motivated Pleasurable Actively engaged Play

4 Through play, they learn about themselves and the world around them. What all they see, hear, and feel makes sense to them. Their brains and bodies are ready to learn. (Sensory Integration International 1991) Play

5 Play Develops

6 Physical Strength

7 Representational skills and concept development

8 Creativity In Child

9 Divergent Thinking

10 Convergent Thinking

11 Logical classification –Sort by features –Putting things away by shape and size

12 Spatial Concepts

13 Language Development through Social Interactions

14 Cooperation and Sharing

15 Art to resolve conflicts

16 How to get along with each other

17 Taking Turns

18 To Be Patient

19 Play helps children understand Concepts of fairness and competition.

20 Cognitive Development Through Play

21 Children are able to actively explore materials and environments Develop sense of accomplishment and independence Examples: -Running fingers through sand or water Exploratory Play

22 Child uses objects or materials to create a representation of something Symbolic thinking and elements of pretend Hands on experiences Examples: -building a fort with blocks -building a sand castle Constructive Play

23 Child uses objects, actions, and language to create imaginary roles and situations Connection between real and pretend Emotional outlet, creativity development Examples: –Enacting a story/drama –Puppets Dramatic Play

24 Social Development Through Play

25 Independent activities Early form of play Teaches children to be creative and amuse themselves Development of independence Examples -Puzzles -Lining up toys -Dolls Solitary Play

26 Children use similar toys or engage in similar activities but do not play together Child will notice what other child is doing and may mimic what they see Can help child understand that everyone is different and everyone has their own ideas and way of doing things Parallel Play

27 Children engaging in similar, somewhat organized activity May talk about what they are doing, share toys and ask questions Teaches child to share and ask questions Associate Play

28 Two or more children interacting with one another toward a common purpose Different roles and responsibilities, contributions made by all Child learns to work together, share roles, compromise, cooperate, etc. Cooperative Play

29 Muscular development Control of large muscles, fine motor skills Eye-hand coordination Problem solving and creative thinking Therapeutic value Opportunities for self talk Development of self-confidence Learning cooperation and values Free Play

30 Thanks!

Download ppt "Role of Play in Child Development By: Neelima. Is an activity for amusement Play."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google