Irish Independent - The Power of Play

In this series, specially written for, the PDST, offers some valuable pointers to parents across a range of different learning areas. This article, about the power of play, is the tenth in the series.


These are testing times for us and perhaps the ‘Playful’ aspect of our lives is being eroded through self-isolation or work. However, we must not overlook the ‘Power of Play’. It is through playful learning experiences that children begin to make sense of the world around them and develop their social, emotional and communication skills.


This piece goes on to explore ‘PLAY’ in more detail.