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The Role of Play in the Lives of Children

Summary: While it may just seem like they are having fun, play is an important part of a child's development. Different types of play are crucial for a child's physical, socio-emotional, cognitive, creative and language development.
Psychologists and educators have attested that play is undeniably part and parcel of life of a growing and developing child from infant through to becoming an adult; even as an adult, play cannot be dismissed from life. Wrong concepts of play, cultural issues, socio-economic issues, and educational policies of a society could influence adults' perception towards the value and purpose of play. These would be presented to explain why parents presume that children are not learning anything worthwhile if they "are just playing." Conversely, play is a process where learning and development can occur while the child is engaged in playing. The rationale and implication for different forms of play with respect to the contexts for physical, socio-emotional, cognitive, creativity, and language development of the child will be highlighted to enable parents to understand that children are really learning important lessons even if they "are just playing" within...

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