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Why are children drawn to small world play?

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Suggestions for teachers on Facilitating and supporting children's play. Good article.

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"Most of the best opportunities for achievement lie in the domain of free play, with access to varied materials." Margaret McMillan

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A tea cosy can become a winter hat, a helmet, or a crown! The more prescriptive a costume is, the more limited its use.

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Are we really willing to let fantasy play disappear from our early years settings?

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"Childhood has its own way of seeing, thinking and feeling and nothing is more foolish than to try to substitute ours for theirs.” Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Role play, dramatic play, imaginative play - everyone agrees it's essential.

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