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Object play: fact file

Object play Along with other special patterns of play, the curiosity about and playing with “objects” is a pervasive innately fun pattern of play, and

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imagination a black child wears a mask and a cloak raising their arm to the sky like a super hero. imaginative play
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Imaginative play: fact file

What is imaginative play? The ability of the young child to create their own sense of their mind, and that of others, takes place through

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active play
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Action play: fact file

What is action play? If you don’t understand human movement, you won’t really understand yourself or play. If you do, you will reap the benefits

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sharing take turns notice qualities
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Social play: fact file

What is social play? From the simplest romp and wrestling of young animals to the most jocular and complex banter of close friends, social play

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child hugging dad, not clingy, reconnecting
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Together play: fact file

What is together play? When an infant makes eye contact with her mother, each experiences a spontaneous surge of emotion (joy). The baby responds with

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activities with lego bricks or duplo
Activities

Lego games and activities

​The idea behind this is to get you thinking about really simple yet fun stuff you can do with your small folk. We mean stuff

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