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Role-playing in the nursery school
Charmaine van der Merwe

1.    Definition of role-playing

Role play is a type of pretend play where children get into character and act out a role or real life context. Role play is an active, social activity where children can get into character and use role play to reflect on previous experience and develop their knowledge of a topic. 

2.    Setting-up role play activities with your child

3.    Why is role play so effective?

4.    Impact on language learning

5.    Key benefits of role playing 

In essence, role play provides opportunities to develop skills in various different areas of the curriculum for example: numbers, history, culture and many other areas.

Role play is a great way to learn at all ages!

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