Learning at Home: Play
Play helps us learn and creates lasting positive memories during uncertain times.
Children love to play—anytime, anywhere, and with almost anything. As they do so, they’re exploring the world around them and practicing important skills crucial to brain development. Grown-ups benefit from play, too! Laughter and silliness can help reduce stress and strengthen bonds between us. Disrupted routines and lots of change make play time even more important, for everyone in the family. Playing together keeps everyone’s morale up—creating precious memories in an otherwise stressful time. Explore these playful learning ideas!
Playing Is Learning
Kids learn so much as they play.
Storytime is a great way to build vocabulary! As you read these interactive storybooks, point out and talk about what's happening in each scene.
Children love to play—and as they do, we can help them explore the world around them and practice important skills.
Dramatic play helps build creativity. Read about how to support kids in playing pretend.