Interaction in Play

We want to use this website to challenge you as a professional to further explore language and play.

  • Are you an educational professional who thinks play is really important, and do you want to use play even more in your group?
  • Would you also like to link language goals to play?
  • Do you have children in your group who really like to play, and would you like to join in with them?
  • Or are you a manager, supervisor/educational staff member, coordinator or trainer, and do you want to support colleagues or students in the way they use play?

Then on this website you will find a practical strategy for use with nursery and reception groups, to help you work on both play development and language development during make-believe play.

We use liturature, video examples and materials to demonstrate how you can challenge children to interact during make-believe play. And, as we know,  good interaction leads to better language development! Together with professionals from Utrecht**, Schagen*** and Amsterdam ****, the Marnix Academie, iPabo University of Applied Sciences, the Activiteit and the Kohnstamm Institute have developed this powerful strategy through exploration and learning.

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**Professionals van CBS de Boomgaard, de Achtbaan en pedagogisch medewerkers PC Voorn- Spelenderwijs en KDV Saartje in Utrecht
*** Professionals van de voor- en vroegschool van de Julianaschool in Schagen
****Professionals van de voor- en vroegschool van de Pieter Jelles Troelstraschool in Amsterdam