Play is an activity that is fun, happy and entertained in order to distract us, to learn or develop some type of skills, when children play they are immensely happy, genuine, become creative, put in practice their skills and of course feed. The importance of play in children's learning lies in the many benefits it brings to the child to be educated through entertaining activities and the strengthening of the family bond.
Games teaching or physical, agility, or skills, help our children to unfold in a better way in the society; but the most important thing for kids is that the parents also participate, even some of the dynamic merit the union of parents and children.
How children learn through play?
Since we are babies is born reflex to play spontaneously, this by the need to undermine and understand our outer world, the games are a distraction that are appealing to children for this reason as parents, we must take maximum advantage of the situation so the children will begin to nourish their knowledge and ideals while having fun.
Importance of play in children's learning
- Gives them the opportunity to learn who they are, what they are capable of doing, and how to relate with the environment.
- Improves physical development, social and emotional functioning of the child.
- Invigorates the relationship of affection between parents and their children.
- Stimulates memorization, reasoning and the search for solutions.
- Playing with our children makes people safe and able.
Through play, educates and even though that is not the main intention in the majority of cases, having knowledge of this, we will be raising children who feel comfortable with the training activity because they make part of it by means of the guidelines, fun with those we teach.Read also: The favoritism in the children
Types of games:
Physical game: improves the development of the child and his physical skills, has a positive influence on the health and muscle development, in addition to helping in the coordination between touch and sight and to have better control of psycho-motor.
- Play with balls.
Exploratory play: the spurs to the resolution of problems and taking control over situations through dynamic activities.
- Put together and take apart shapes.
- Play with play-doh.
Games with rules: from the age of 6 years children are already able to follow and comply with rules and standards, and interact with higher reasoning.
- Games of cards.
- Table games.
Imaginative play: from 18 months and up to 3 years of age, children already have enough development to imagine things, so this type of games will help you to understand what is real and what is not, raises awareness and begin to understand emotions and their impact on the world around them.
- Games wrist.
- Table for tea.
- Cars dolls.
- Money and food toy.
- Create sites that are imaginary (such as hospitals, hair salons, a spaceship).
What do children learn when they play with their parents?
- Be children safe.
- Improves your self-esteem.
- Become more creative and motivated.
- They learn values and standards.
- Encourage the vocabulary and education.
- Develop skills.
- Solve problems.
- Are children happier.
- Strengthen the bond of parents and children.
Play is not an activity reserved only for the children, therefore, get high on paint, run, jump, draw and create with your children. Explore the world with the company of mom and dad will surely be very fun for your children.Read also: Alejandra Fosalba and his daughter look at commercial Mother's Day