Through play, with effective adult support, children can:
- Explore, develop and represent learning experiences that help them to make sense of the world.
- Practice and build on ideas, concepts and skills.
- Learn how to control impulses and understand the need for responsibility.
- Be alongside others and co-operate as they talk or rehearse their feelings.
- Take risks and make mistakes.
- Think creatively and imaginatively.
- Communicate with others as they investigate or solve problems.