Play is the work of children. Learning happens through play. Playing every day in the preschool years helps children do better in school and become resilient (external link).
Play builds healthy brains and bodies by giving children the chance to:
You are your child's first teacher and you are the best person to help your child’s teacher understand their learning needs.
As the teachers get to know each child they will develop play-based ‘learning areas’ that reflect on their interests and abilities. Each ‘learning area’ will be developed so that children can:
Remember: When children play, they are happy and ready to learn!