Make-believe : games and activities for imaginative play : a book for parents, teachers, and the young children in their lives (Book, 2001) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Make-believe : games and activities for imaginative play : a book for parents, teachers, and the young children in their lives

Author: Dorothy G Singer; Jerome L Singer
Publisher: Washington, DC : Magination Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book takes a rather scholarly and extensive look at a part of children's lives that would appear to be instinctive: make-believe. To achieve their stated intent to "suggest ways in which parents and teachers can foster play skills," the authors offer many adult-directed activities that will not only encourage imaginative play but also foster such areas as creativity and cognitive, motor, sensory, and social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational games
Creative activities and seat work
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy G Singer; Jerome L Singer
ISBN: 1557987173 9781557987174
OCLC Number: 43970137
Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: What make-believe can do for children --
What make believe can do for grown-ups --
Movement and make believe --
Living and playing through our senses --
Magical changes: learning about ourselves, others, and our world --
Poems, songs, and stories: paving the way to creative expression --
Roles to play by: the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker --
Make believe places: environments for pretend play --
Special games for special times --
Using television for imaginative growth.
Responsibility: by Dorothy G. Singer and Jerome L. Singer.

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For parents and teachers, this work presents more than 100 games and activities to foster both the imagination and a sense of play in children of ages 2-5. It consists of an easy-to-follow manual  Read more...
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