FNB aims to alleviate the poverty cycle by investing in ECD
Play/stimulation is fundamental for the cognitive, emotional, and physical development of a child. Some of the reasons why children are not playing includes:
Benefits of play:
“Play is thinking time for young children. It is language and problem-solving time. It is memory, planning and investigating time. It is an organization of ideas when the child uses their mind, body and social skills in response to their stimuli.” – Hymes
Why is play a serious task for the child and a time of deep concentration?
De Witt, M.W. & Booysen, M.I. 1994. Die Klein Kind in Fokus. Goodwood: Nasionale Boekdrukkery. p.123
LEGO Foundation. Creating Creators-New report on the importance of creativity in education systems (video). 2019. https://vimeo.com/319417440 Date of access: 19 Feb. 2019
LEGO Foundation. LEGO Prize winner 2019. (video). 2019. https://vimeo.com/327596383 Date off access: 15 May 2019.
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