As an Early Years educator, you know that play is THE vehicle for learning. You are also well versed in the importance of observation as a tool for planning for, and reflecting on learning through play. In this poster set, we weave both together as we consider play schemas – patterns of behaviour that are observed in children’s play.
These posters will be your go-to resource as you think about how to encourage children’s natural play and inquiries in a developmentally appropriate manner. Across the nine schemas of play, this poster set offers a wealth of ideas that can be implemented in the different areas of the learning environment. Talk about making life simpler!
How to use this poster set:
- Display them in your learning space
- Use them everyday as you plan and prepare the environment for play
- Do an audit of the resources in your setting as you consider these ideas