When our children are babies and toddlers, we never think twice about playing make believe with them. We understand that it is part of their early development and that it enhances learning skills. It reinforces trust and teaches them how to navigate the world around them. As they grow, we sometimes forget that playing, pretending, and make believe can continue to be important tools that can help children navigate in an ever increasingly complex world.
You can read more about the importance of make believe to our children’s education in the article linked below:
Nurturing the Power of Make-Believe