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  • Play: The Effects Of Lack Of Play On Learning

    The Effects of the Lack of Play on Learning: The first few years are the most crucial for brain development and research has shown that stimulating play and learning experiences for children help to build connections in the brain called neural pathways which are essential for cognitive development. Lack of these opportunities restricts the development of these pathways, slowing down or delaying learning in the short term and affecting a child’s chances in the long term. Play is one of the main ways in which children interact with one another and form relationships. Lack of social interaction can lead to a child not being able to learn how to co-operate, develop confidence as well as problem solving and thinking skills. There could be serious…

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  • Intergenerational Play

    game play were discussed in order to understand the nature of intergenerational play in games, with a focus on digital games, and the impact of playing games on negative attitudes of both the young and the elderly towards each other. We started with the studies exploring the characteristics of intergenerational interaction in gameplay and then went on to focus on research examining such interaction in leisure activities, physical and non-digital games, and finally digital games. First of all, it…

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  • The Play Of Man And Karl Gross's Theory Of Play

    classical theories of play, one of the most intriguing was introduced by the German philosopher and psychologist Karl Gross. He was responsible for developing a theory of play that rivaled that of early philosophers even those as far back as Aristotle, when he introduced the Practice or Pre-exercise theory. Gross’s theory of play is considered a rebuttal by many to the ideals of another classical theory of play The Surplus Energy Theory that was theory made famous by German philosopher and…

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  • Theories Of Play Development

    INTRO Play is a child’s natural innate way of exploring the world around them, their desire to explore is aided through play and helps stimulate their senses through real life interaction. Many psychologists agree that play is crucial in the early years to higher levels of cognitive, social and academic development and without play development would be delayed, but play is also essential in the later years. Smith 2010 identified many types of play including physical play, pretend play and rough…

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  • Functional Play Observation

    child in a play setting. It will give an account of the following: 1. Characteristics and types of play the child participated in. 2. Social stages of the child’s play. 3. Analysis of the role of a teacher during the child’s play. 4. Methods to improve the child’s play experience and to cultivate problem-solving abilities. Chara is six years old. During her play at a playground right outside the Centre, she was involved in Functional play/Practice play, Constructive play and Dramatic play, and…

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  • Play Therapy In Counselling

    Introduction Play is the fundamental tools to promote children’s emotional, social and cognitive growth because children can fully express concrete and symbolic experience through play (Piaget, 1962). Due to the limitation of language ability, children cannot have fully express the complex though and their inner feeling by using world only (Piaget, 1951). Thus, similar to adult that talking is the common strategy for expression or exploration, play is the child’s natural mean to help them to…

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  • Mediation Of Sociodramatic Play

    There are two major forms of mediation of sociodramatic play: explanation to children of social roles and relations, and teaching children play skills. Despite being two different approaches, both forms of mediation of sociodramatic play “create the zone of proximal development of the child” (Karpov 61). The two forms of mediation of sociodramatic play have one major difference in that they take on two completely different approaches. Children are required to understand the roles and relations…

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  • Play Environment Analysis

    Play: A Development Overview and Its Environment Thinking about the various theories that exist when discussing play can differ in many ways according to the theorist and their point of view. A brief summary will provide the examples of kinds of play in these theories and how they contribute to the developmentally appropriate practice of a child. Then we will determine the numerous influences that support the many impacts play has on early childhood learning and development. Next, give several…

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  • Symbolic Play In Childhood

    Play is very important aspect of childhood, through play children learn about themselves, they learn social skills, they learn problem solving skills and get somewhat of an understanding of life. There are many types of play the two types of cognitive play is sensorimotor and symbolic play. Sensorimotor play “starts with the infants interacting with his/her environment using both objects and humans, it involves making things happen and imitating” (Gonzalez-Mena, Janet, 2014, p. 98). An example…

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  • Free Play Environment

    Once upon a time, childhood was associated with play time full of fun and peers. Now in day free play time for most children is monotonous and restrictive. The problem is when children have some free time, it 's often spend indoors. Watching TV shows and expending great amounts of time on the internet have become the regular scheduled play time for most children. This problem can have different causes, for example: some houses do not have outdoor playing spaces. But there is reason to be…

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