When a child can pretend in their play it indicates that they are increasingly able to form new concepts in their mind. It indicates that the child’s symbolic understanding can enable them to make links between different concepts and solve practical problems. This lesson provides advice and activities to support the development of pretend play.
Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:
- Click "Close Video"
- Click "Next" to view the activity
Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.
These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.