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Play/Active Learning - Overview for 3 to 7-year olds

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This guidance document supports the Foundation Phase Framework for Children’s Learning for 3 to 7-year-olds in Wales. It provides an overview of the importance of structured educational play/active learning.

Play/active learning should be an essential part of the children’s curriculum. This approach should be an entitlement for all 3 to 7-yearolds in the Foundation Phase.

This guidance supports the Foundation Phase Framework for Children’s Learning for 3 to 7-year-olds in Wales. More specifically, as a stand-alone document, it provides an overview of the importance of structured educational play/active learning, and the different stages of development and skills that young children may acquire.