Small World Play encourages Intellectual Development
These games and toys are great for increasing the child’s consciousness of their surroundings. From learning of new cultures and norms to road safety and rules of society’s.
Emotional and Social Development with shared and Individual Play
Emotional play in early years learning is important aspect to make children aware of the emotions of others. This is where small world play encourages children to start recognising the different emotions caused by actions of themselves and others.
The social aspects of learning whilst playing are tied to sharing and communicating roles and needs to other players and characters in the fantasy worlds created. This leads to stronger skills in dispute resolution and common respect which are important for young minds from an early age.