Imaginative play toys are a great addition to any playroom and offer far-reaching benefits.
One of the seven areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage, Imaginative play is essential for a child’s development in helping them to understand the adult world, practice role-play alongside developing social skills and problem-solving.
It also encourages the expression of feelings and emotions through imaginative play as well as the opportunity to develop language skills.
As adults, it can be easy to overlook the importance of imaginative play. It is a child’s way in which they begin to understand their role in the World. From the outside, it may seem simple, but when playing with imaginative play toys, practical life tools begin to form.