🐆🦄 At PAC Pre- Schoools “FREE PLAY” is encouraged every single day. Children gets the opportunity to choose their own play without any time constraints and it is absolutely an unstructured activity which is completely child directed not teacher directed.
🐆🦄 There is a wide range of material available for our toddlers to explore and sharpen their overall skills. Loads and loads of educational toys are arranged in the classroom like wooden puzzles, chalk and slate, loads of picture books with touch and feel, different shapes of wooden blocks, Zenga blocks, matching the cards, puppets, soft toys, wooden beads, material for role play, etc.
Importance of “FREE PLAY”:
😊 Play allows children to use their creativity while developing their imagination, dexterity, and physical, cognitive, and emotional strength.
😊 Play is important to healthy brain development. It is through play that children at a very early age engage and interact in the world around them. It helps the children to become social which helps in developing inter-personal skills. They learn to care, share, develop patience, wait for their turn.
Here are six benefits of “FREE PLAY” for children:
✔️ Builds creativity and ability to come up with unique ideas.
✔️ Develops motor planning skills, helping the child to create and carry out ideas, motor actions, and activities.
✔️ Fosters decision-making skills. Unstructured play provides many opportunities to make choices while playing alone or while playing in a group.
✔️ Fosters independence. Helps children learn to think independently and teaches them how to entertain themselves.
✔️ Develops social skills and collaborative play skills. Free play allows children to develop conflict resolution skills and learn to take turns.
✔️ It also helps children develop their skills as leaders and as followers.
Provides opportunities for children to discover their interests and skills!