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Early Childhood literature articulates that children all over the world with different cultures learn through play and it is through play that children achieve knowledge skills and abilities Dietze Kashin 2011Play-based learning is a way of having children engage interactively with their peers environment and objects Play is a necessity in the lives of all children because it helps to promote their physical cognitive social and emotional development Isenberg Jalongo 2002 Play-based learning also fits into the idea natural play by giving children naturalistic materials and authentic items that will help them to tie their experiences together and to build connections with their environment Edwards Gandini Forman 1998 An Early Childhood Educator can support this kind of play by providing children with the right space time and materials that will support them in building relationships problem solving and finding new ways to explore their atmosphere Jones 2003 Play is a vital part of a childs early years meaning it is important that children engage in the activities provided for them in order to develop and become successful in life and schooling Play is necessary for all children in school because it is what helps a child to develop their social physical and emotional skills which will assist them in being successful in school and in everyday life Smilansky and Shefatya 1990 profess that school success depends on childrens ability to interact positively with their peers and adults Play is important to childrens social development and allows the child to practice both verbal and nonverbal communication skills by appreciating the feelings of others and parley roles Spodek Saracho 1998 and responding to their peers feelings when waiting for their turn and sharing materials and experiences Sapon-Shevin Dobbelgere Carrigan Goodman Mastin 1998 Wheeler 2004 Play supports emotional development by providing a way for children to express their feelings and also learn to cope with their feelings as they begin acting angry
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