Jessica Bobo, teacher and math curriculum developer explores play and learningn in a new blog series Inspiring Play In Young Learners: Trust The Child’s Play! on the ORIGO Education blog www.origoeducation.com/blog/trust-the-childs-play/.
Children love to play. And when a child engages in non-scripted, non-structured play, the child is learning how to interact with objects and with others around them. Differences in how children play help to develop problem-solving strategies, language skills, and social-emotional characteristics. The blog series focuses on child’s play and specifically, mathematical play, and how it can be utilized at home and at school, as well as how educators can take the reins once again to empower children’s thinking, creativity, and laughter through the act of play.
Posts include links to ORIGO’s Resource Hub for tips about how to integrate hands-on play activities in the classroom.