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  • Dramatic Play with open-ended materials

    In this video, Dr Diana Horm,  the Director of the Early Childhood Education Centre, University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, discusses dramatic play in early childhood.  This short video highlight not only the importance of dramatic play but creativity, imagination and open-ended materials. ...

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  • The importance of dramatic play

    In this short article, Dr Benson highlights the importance of including dramatic play in the curriculum including the cognivitve, social and phsyical benefits.

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  • Dramatic play ideas

    The play based learning blog contains some great ideas for young children'payday. It is visual, using lots of photos. Check out this post on knight and dragon play.

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  • Assessing and scaffolding make-believe play

    Leong and Bodrova have outlined the importance of well-developed make-believe play in early childhood education.  In this article from Young Children, Leong and Bodrova note how important it is for teachers to become involved in this play as children no longer have the same access to gain th...

    Tags: play, cognitive, scaffolding, socio-cultural, dramatic play,