What Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers Can Do to Promote Language and Literacy Play
- Promote language play by engaging in play experiences with children and by modeling expanded language, language in dramatic play roles, and suggestions for how language can be used in play events.
- Promote literacy play by providing props and materials for dramatic play that encourages the incorporation of literacy behaviors.
- Encourage literacy play by showing approval when children incorporate literacy materials in play.
- Facilitate literacy play by joining in play and modeling the use of literacy materials.
- Promote literacy by planning theme centers that focus on literacy activities.
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