Dramatic Play in Child Care

Girl with pretend pizza

Dramatic play is an excellent way for children to develop their imagination and creativity. Children also have the freedom to express their feelings through dramatic play. Child care providers can help promote dramatic play by providing toys, props and costumes for children to use.

Children who participate in dramatic play are able to act out feelings that they may otherwise not be able to show or say directly. Child care providers can often understand what a child might be feeling …