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what is pretend play? Pretend play is a way of incorporating imaginative play ie with dolls, cars etc with symbolic play ie playing with inanimate objects.


Why is pretend play so important in children? Pretend play is tea parties, dressing up etc is linked to many developmental areas such as language, problem solving and abstract thought. It's a key ...


What values do kids learn from pretend play? Take a look at this good article from the Better Kid Care site. it even gives some good tips for using ...

The teacher at my sons kindergarten said that pretend play teaches empathy. Can that be true? Yes, it's actually true. Through pretend play, a toddler is able to 'be someone else' for a while, whether

Can you suggest any good pretend play props that we might have around the house? I want to encourage my daughter to pretend play more without having to spend on new toys. You are totally right. ...

Where can I buy a pretend tool set for my young nephew? He just loves pretending to play all day. : I like the fisher price set as it's really sturdy so it withstands quite a bit of throwing around. ...

Where can I buy a pretend cash register? My kids are crazy about the supermarket and I think they would love to play pretend shopping games. You are right - it's a great pretend play tool. You can buy

I heard about a pretend toy store game to play with children. Does anyone know how it works? I am not so good at making games up. This game is a great one to play with kids on a wet afternoon stuck ...

Any ideas for some creative play / pretend play games with the kids? Take a look at the Simple Kids website. I really like her ideas that come with photos for role play type games with the kids, ...

I do not have a very good imagination myself but I know that kids should be playing pretend games a lot. Can anyone give me some basic ideas so I can get started? Take a look at the site, ...

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