Importance Of Socio-Dramatic Play

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During the few months of spending time learning about young children, I became very interested in socio-dramatic play in early childhood education. I was fascinated by the way young children shifted between the real and the imaginary worlds, adopting different characters and creating stories. Observing young children playing, made me realize that socio-dramatic play offered a valuable and enjoyable foundation for young children to develop early skills. Most of our understanding of the value of play has originated from Piaget and Vygotsky, who focused on the role of play in children’s development. They saw children as active explorers of their world. With each new interaction, children were able to discover new meanings, and that developed more complex understandings and…show more content…
When I look at its positive side, I can tell that we all learned a lot from each other. For example, from one of my teammates I learned leadership skills, because she motivated me to work hard even if I felt like giving up. However, the most important thing I learned from each and one of them was how to smile and melt your stress away. In addition, I observed that my group members were hard working and it motivated me to keep up with my work. With my teams help, I know that my ability to write and express my ideas, thoughts and knowledge has grown stronger. I have always struggled to put my thoughts on paper in a manner that is consistent and correct according to the assignments. Therefore, working with my group taught me a few things that would be beneficial for me later in life. The major conflict, we had was communication. For the most part, we were doing well, but it was frustrating for all of us to understand each other and what we wanted to convey. For example, I tend to speak fast but I realized that when I speak like that my group members tend to have a confused expression on their face and it made me realize that I need to speak slowly while I

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