Understand what play means and the role of play in children’s development with this online course from NDNA. Play is vital for children’s development and the EYFS is a play-based curriculum, so it is essential that you are knowledgeable on the role of play at your setting.In this online course you’ll explore the topics below, through a series of interactive quizzes and tasks. By the end of this course you will understand what play means to your children and how it benefits their development. Topics include:
- Different stages of play and the balance of child-initiated and adult-led play
- The different types of play – Sensory, physical, creative, imaginative, and heuristic play
- Making play inclusive
- Key theorists’ and their thoughts on play in early years
- The rights of each child to play.
Duration: 2-3 hoursView a preview of the course here.At the end of the course you will be able to download a certificate to save for ongoing professional development, or if you are pursuing the Level 3 Diploma you can use this as part of your evidence portfolio.
After purchasing this course, you will receive a separate email within 1 working day containing your enrolment key and instructions for accessing the course.Enrolment keys provided by NDNA are intended for single, individual use in conjunction with a valid NDNA Development Zone account. The enrolment period for online courses is 180 days from first use. Keys are non-transferable once purchased and no refunds can be given once the key has been used to access a course.