Playing is a child’s primary job, and a beneficial one at that. Through play, children develop fine and gross motor skills, practice language and develop new vocabulary, and begin to understand new learning concepts.
Below is a sample of all that is involved and developing when your child plays with dolls.
- Develops imaginative play skills as your child cares for her doll.
- Teaches different emotions and relationships as child role plays.
Fine Motor Skills
- Practices using feeding utensils while pretending to feed her doll with a spoon.
- Practices self-care skills by dressing and grooming dolls.
Gross Motor Skills
- Practices dynamic balance skills by placing a baby in a crib and rocking a baby in a chair or while standing.
- Develops coordination skills needed for walking when pushing a doll stroller while also providing them with support balance.
Speech and Language
- Builds vocabulary words, including:
- Rocking Chair
- Emphasizes early learning concepts, including:
Enjoy playing and learning with your child!