Schemas: Learning through play

SchemasHave you ever watched a child at play and wondered why they are continually repeating certain actions? If so, it is possible that the child is engaging in schematic play.

Schematic play happens when babies, toddlers and young children are involved in repeating actions or certain behaviours as they explore the world around them and try to find out how things work. These specific actions or behaviours are called ‘schemas’. They can vary from child to child and some children never display schematic play or behaviours

Eduaction Scotland has recently produced information on their Parentzone which will be helpful for parents and practitioners. Please CLICK HERE  to access this information.

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