“Play is our brain’s favourite way of learning.”
Watching children play is one of the many joys of parenthood. Childhood play is so much more than just another way to pass time. A paper published by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that play is important for healthy brain development of children because that’s how they interact and explore the world around them. Children practice a multitude of skills while playing such as decision making, conflict resolution, negotiation, and other self-advocacy skills. Hence, parents need to create a space for children to engage in play.
In this article, we will cover how to set up an activity area for children.
Montessori inspired playrooms are one of the best ways to create an environment that encourages independence and concentration in children. To learn more about the Montessori method, you could read the book The Secret of Childhood.
Here are a few tips to create a Montessori inspired playroom:
These are just some ways to set up a short term and long-term activity environment for children. They can be viewed as guidelines for setting up a playroom for your child. Use your parental discretion and figure out what works best for your child and make the necessary changes.
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