“Play is the work of childhood.”Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning.”Play is important to promote healthy child development.
Play helps children develop in the cognitive, social, physical, and emotional areas of their brains.
Play allows children to use their creativity and imagination to strengthen their physical body and their brain.
Piaget’s research led him to build his theory on four stages of cognitive development based on the way children play including the sensorimotor stage,the pre-operational stage, the concrete operational stage, and the formal operational stage.