Learning is child’s play

The message that the first few years of life are extremely important for brain development is becoming more widely known.

What may be less clear is how to put this knowledge into practise. Parents wanting to give their child the best start are faced with a huge variety of choice and much commercially-driven pressure to ensure that their child makes the most of this developmental opportunity.

Brainwave Senior Researcher Keryn O’Neill explores how play provides a wonderful opportunity to learn in her article Learning is Child’s Play.