November 26, 2015 2 min read
Children need to socialise in order to grow and mature not only physically, but also emotionally. Even if it is a sign of maturity whenever a child is able to amuse himself by playing alone with his toys and recreating every day or fantastic situations, giving him the chance of spending quality time with other children his age is of utmost importance also.
In fact, experts in child development agree on the fact that social play can be the best and most appropriate way to stimulate a child’s imagination. They feel that social play allows them to represent different situations in a richer manner, incorporating both realistic and fantastic elements that only lead to making them more imaginative.
With this being said, it is obvious that one of the main responsibilities that parents, grandparents and other adults that surround the child has is to provide her with plenty of opportunities to stimulate her imagination through social play.
As we stimulate the child’s imagination through social play, we encourage them to let their creativity flourish, as they interact with others and invents multiple stories and scenarios.
Tips on how to stimulate your child’s imagination through social play.