Observe the child in play with objects from his daily routines.
Provide objects from daily routines (e.g., phone, wash cloth, towel, dishes, eating utensils, etc.). If needed, the adult can model using these objects.
The child understands “pretend” actions, and acts these out as part of a simple play scenario.
Explain to parents that dramatic play is important for children’s development of memory, sequencing, and creativity. They can play an important role in stimulating and extending the child’s thinking by playing with him and making play suggestions.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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