21 June 2021
Learning through playing is a fun way of intellectually stimulating a child’s brain by interacting with the world, oneself amid others. The overwhelming pressure of homework and extra-curricular activities can take precious playing hours away from children which can hamper your child’s emotional and cognitive growth. So what exactly is the importance of play in children? Play helps build imagination and creativity as they often create make-believe games mimicking adults creating their own unique narratives around these roles. It builds cognitive development as free play positively affects neurological development by influencing the neural structures of the brain. It helps socialisation in children as group play heavily involves interaction among children belonging to the same age group where they can learn team building, co-operation and sharing. Here are some fun activities that can facilitate learning. Now that we’ve laid out the importance of play in children, here are some fun ideas for you to make playtime an awesome activity.
Make playtime fun and a fortifying experience for your child through these simple and fun learning activities at home. There’s a lot of emphasis on the importance of play in children because it can go a long way to heighten your child’s intellectual capabilities, so the next time your child craves playtime, do give in and enjoy learning!
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