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Heuristic Play

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Heuristic play is when babies and toddlers use real world objects, such as wooden spoons, containers, pots and pegs in their play to explore the properties of the objects. Is the object heavy or light? Does it make a sound? What is the texture?

Written by: Leah Brookes  

Heuristic Play

 

Through Heuristic play babies and toddlers interact with real world objects to explore and understand the properties of the object using their senses. It is through this interaction and exploration that they are able to form an understanding of the world around them.

Heuristic play is when babies and toddlers use real world objects, such as wooden spoons, containers, pots and pegs in their play to explore the properties of the objects. Is the object heavy or light? Does it make a sound? What is the texture?

Heuristic Play Treasure Baskets provide babies and toddlers with the opportunity to explore using their senses. They can make their own choices and decisions on what to explore and how they will interact with an object. It is through this interaction and exploration that they are able to form an understanding of the world around them.

 
Heuristic Play Treasure Basket Additions

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