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Tiny Hands, Big Impact: Play’s Role in Early Literacy

Holly Shortridge


For babies and toddlers, play is a source of joy, a serious job to be done and a way of making sense of the world around them. To see young children at play is to observe the hands-on learning that will enable them to participate in society and live fulfilling lives, due in no small part to the effect of play in early literacy acquisition.

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