Through role play and storytelling children will use their imaginations to discover and learn about the animal kingdom.
It can be used as a fun teaching aid to learn about different animals and their habits.
Our African animal figurines are open ended toys and encourage children to develop:
- Language skills
- Creativity & imagination through freedom to explore
- Social interactions
- Collaboration & life skills
Pretend play with animals helps children to work out their place in the world. They can show understanding, empathy, and care for other creatures. Children can act out their understanding of human and animal relationships through pretend play. Learning Outcome 2.4 Children become socially responsible and show respect for the environment.
They can work through possible fears and anxiety related to animals. This all helps in developing emotional maturity.
Children may enjoy creating different animal habitats with nature or craft materials. This develops their thinking and reasoning skills, imagination, creativity, as well as their fine motor skills.
Suitable for children aged 3+ years.
Great to use with small world play mats