By sharing our love of words and talking about new and exciting words, we are teaching our children to become Word Conscious. Word Consciousness is an integral component of language development and one of the early predictors of success in reading comprehension.
The Importance of Imaginative Play in Early Childhood: Imaginative play prepares children for the things they will face in life. Through play, kids learn how to work together, share, and negotiate. Children also develop problem-solving skills.