Why is imaginative or pretend play important for young children?
A child’s pretend play is often considered fun and imaginative, but with limited educational value. The truth is, in the midst of creating a restaurant together, clomping around in grown-up shoes, or twirling around with friends in fairytale land, children are learning to solve problems, develop their vocabulary, coordinate, cooperate, and think flexibly. Join Ms. Susannah in this video to take a pretend journey that is out of this world!
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