Find out how your child learns through play

Your child’s urge to repeat certain actions in play may seem strange to you, but it’s actually how they explore ideas and test theories about the world around them. There are lots of different patterns of play, and recognising them helps us to further support our child’s growth and development. Are you ready to get started?

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Play patterns

  • connecting
  • enclosure
  • ordering
  • rotation
  • trajectory
  • transforming
  • transporter