TOPIK 2: THEORIES OF PLAY (Introduction (Play has a centralrole in many…
TOPIK 2: THEORIES OF PLAY
Play has a centralrole in many theories that relate to early childhood development.
Erickson, Montessori, Piaget, Vygotsky
Play was pleasure principle
Release repressed emotion and reduces anxiety
Play has role of cultural evolution and developmental progression
3 ways play may occur
4 types of play ( stage of development )
Play creats imagination
must follow rules to be successful in play situation.
Child's cognitive development
promote cognitive adaptation.
children explore their world
children try to understand their world
Theory of the mind (TOM)
play uses mental representations
improtant factor in developing child's perspective