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Play and Children's Emotional Development
A discussion on the significance of play on the emotional development of preschool age children.
# 140957 | 1,250 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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The paper discusses how the preschool experience is a new beginning for the child and the parent alike; it is a transition period from the home to a school environment. The paper explains that this transition is an emotional milestone for the preschool child and strong supportive guidance can bridge the gap created by this transition period. The paper explores how play is a large part of the transition process for a preschool child. The paper discusses how the preschool environment offers guidance, but play encourages a positive self-image, encourages social interaction, teaches emotional balance and provides physical, mental and spiritual growth in the child ("Redeemer Preschool and Kindergarten", 2008).

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"The preschool experience is a new beginning for the child and the parent alike. Preschool is a transition period from the home to a school environment. This transition is an emotional milestone for the preschool child. Strong supportive guidance can bridge the gap created by this transition period. Play is a large part of the transition process for a preschool child. The preschool environment offers guidance, but play encourages a positive self-image, encourages social interaction, teaches emotional balance and provides physical, mental and spiritual growth in..."

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Play and Children's Emotional Development (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 20, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/play-and-children-emotional-development-140957/

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"Play and Children's Emotional Development" 01 December 2008. Web. 20 September. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/play-and-children-emotional-development-140957/>

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