What can I do at home to support role play and drama?

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What can I do at home to support role play and drama?

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Rebecca Fisk writes: Children love to pretend and make-believe. Role play and drama activities are absorbing ways to support your child’s imagination and easy to resource with things that are everyday household objects.

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Children often focus well on their own child-initiated pretend play where they “rehearse” roles and develop creative and active learning, problem-solve and generate ideas.

Role play involves pretending to be a character or doing something that mimics everyday life. Children often pretend to be parents, teachers, doctors, train drivers, for example. This type of play helps children to process what they see and hear and their own experiences.

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