dramatic play


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dramatic play

[dramat′ik]
Etymology: Gk, drama, deed; AS, plegan, game
an imitative activity in which a child fantasizes and acts out various domestic and social roles and situations, such as rocking a doll, pretending to be a doctor or nurse, or teaching school. It is the predominant form of play among preschool children.
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Once on the destination planet a number of events occurred: the dramatic play here continued for well over 45 minutes with the children talking in role as astronauts, imagining what they could see, and negotiating the action and events of the story.
Embedded in this research question is an exploration of teachers' attitudes and practices toward rough-and-tumble play, the form of active dramatic play most often favored by young boys.
The eight-employee firm also creates storage cabinets and dramatic play centers, which include a kitchen facility complete with a microwave, stove, refrigerator, iron and ironing board.
At night, its symbolic purpose is emphasised when both the gleaming white structure and the translucent deck of the bridge are illuminated, reflecting a dramatic play of light on to the river surface.
It is through dramatic play, contend the investigators, that one learns thoughts, feelings, and social skills.
The exhibit invites children and families to explore through hands-on activities, dramatic play and multi-media experiences how nature is reflected and celebrated in the everyday lives of Japanese children.
She explains curriculum planning, observation, recording, and evaluation; strategies for common challenges like running, hitting, hoarding toys, anger, shyness, and short attention span; and ideas and activities for art, writing, science and nature, the senses, circle time, dramatic play, the block and building area, cooking experiences and mealtime, and field trips and special events.
Preschool teachers stated that their ability to accept more active rough-and-tumble type of dramatic play was strongly influenced by how they viewed the early childhood curriculum and was affected by their coursework in early childhood education programs.
Name of Product : 4-in-1 Dramatic Play Theater Toys
Craig, 41, will be making his Broadway debut opposite Aussie actor Hugh Jackman, 40, on September 10 in the dramatic play 'A Steady Rain'.
Teachers will learn how to deliver curriculum content effectively; engage children through structure and unstructured activities (including dramatic play, art, and music) reinforcing new words and concepts; address the needs of children from low-resource backgrounds; conform their curriculums to the Head Start Outcomes framework; utilize existing programs and inexpensive supplies already on hand; and encourage parents to continue the learning at home with reader-friendly sheets that explain what their children are learning (including easy activities for encouraging literacy development in the home as well as the classroom).
AFC Telford United were last night celebrating promotion to the Blue Square Northern after a dramatic play off victory at Witton Albion.