Playing with rules

While role playing is still a dominant factor in children aged six, such games soon become less important. Now your child is able to understand rules and act accordingly – a skill that forms the bedrock for more challenging non-simulation games. Through play, they learn to tenaciously pursue a goal and to integrate into a group.

 

In school your child must concentrate and sit still for long periods of time. Active games during breaks and after school can compensate for the lack of physical exercise. When engaging in finger games and loosening-up exercises for the hand, they practise their fine motor skills - an important aspect of learning to write.