Play is an important part of a child’s early development. Playing helps young children’s brains to develop and for their language and communication skills to mature.
Simple games of peek-a-boo, shaking a rattle or singing a song are much more important than just a way to pass the time. They teach young children about communication, develop their motor skills and help with problem-solving.
Something as easy as stacking and knocking over blocks allows toddlers to discover maths and science concepts, including shapes, gravity, balance, and counting.
It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout.
These early childhood games are vital to laying the foundations for formal education. In most cases, learning starts with parents or carers engaging with, playing with, and responding to the child.