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Imaginative Play

Children love to dress up in costumes and play dramatic roles. They can choose anything; princess, driver, Cinderella, dinosaur… The moment they wear costumes, the whole world becomes another dimension. There is no limit to who, where or what they can be. Imaginative play is part of growing up every kid. The ability to pretend …

Puppet play
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Puppet play

Puppet play introduces the child to multiple forms of play and creative activities. Such play enables the child to actively acquire and use the abilities important for communication and expression. They also direct the child in his or her way. Through puppet play, the child uses his independence, freedom, imagination, experiences, and feelings. The game …

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Nature play activities

Children are very excited about going out into nature because it gives them freedom, motivation to explore, breadth in every sense. In their early years have magical thinking (Sobel) and this period is important for creating a connection between themselves and nature. There is a period in which these adventures are experienced through outdoor activities. …

The family walks through the forest
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Treasure hunt

The treasure hunt is a game that can be played in several ways, with different rules. It is all about looking for something (some object) and finding it (the treasure). The main goal is encourage children to explore and use a logical thinking. You need:  paper and pen  the object (the tresure) for hide * …

Children’s Favorite Games, Bubbles
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Children’s Favorite Games

Planning games and activities should be organized according to the age and needs of the children. Younger children have a shorter range of attention and are just learning to coordinate their body, while older children may get bored with not having enough “challenges” in play or activities. Games are a valuable, fun, and interesting way …

Children are playing with hulahoop
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Warm Up Activities

Why do we warm up?   Before each physical activity, it is necessary to warm up to avoid injuries and maximize the effect of exercise. Warm-up activities are very important for children and adults. Children should be introduced to the importance of warm-up games because that is how they build responsibility towards their bodies. Through …