Updated on January 24, 2020 by spike
Most parents don’t get to understand that most of the time, children learn from playing. It will be a surprise to parents that at the age of three, children are still in the preparatory classes when they ought to have moved further to nursery classes. There is a simple reason to it, experienced educators; most of the times, see that children learn quickly through play. However, their mode of play is in two different ways. There is free play and guided play. Let’s look at why and how kids learn more from playful teaching methods.
Each time your child plays either alone or with other friends, there is a high tendency that the child is developing one important language or communication skill or the other. If a child plays alone, that child will narrate his action or talk to himself as he enjoys playing with his toys. But if the child is playing with others, they will communicate the purpose and organizational ideas among themselves.
As children come together to play with themselves, they work towards a shared goal. Among them, one of the children will be the one to lead the play but will still learn to be conscious of others’ needs. Unknowing to them, through play, they learn to be assertive, corporate, negotiate, and share. Skills like this are vital for them because it gives them a better understanding of how to understand life than living or learning from a matured group.
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