5 PLAYFUL PERSONALITIES THAT DEVELOP THE WHOLE CHILD
Children at play bounce from one play personality to another at fantastic speed. From creative play one minute to role-play the next. It’s just a matter of time before learning, active, and storytelling play are covered. Legend has it that Benjamin Barlowe wrote of these 5 personalities watching his grandchildren play in his workshop.
“Zadie and Fuller switch play as they desire and as a tinkering grandpa, I build toys for the way they play.” – Benjamin Barlowe.
THIS IS “A WISH FOR WELL-BALANCED PLAY”.
A is for ARTIST – creative open-ended play. This is where imagination is born.
W is for Writer – role & social play that makes sense of the world they live in.
I is for Inventor – play designed to exercise for the mind.
S is for Sportster – play designed to exercise for the body.
H is for Hero – character based storytelling and verbal skill building.
Many parents focus solely on learning toys (Inventor), some focus on primarily on sports based play (Sportster). By selecting toys, games, and puzzles that focus on ALL 5 of these play personalities – a child will receive…
The team at Nest Nappies, and their families, live and work on the lands of the Turrbal and Jagera peoples, traditional custodians of the lands and waters of the Meanjin area. We pay our deep respects to their elders past, present and emerging.