Role play involves imagination, and …
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
Role play is great fun. We all remember dressing up as children, whether we had the finest princess costumes or used grandma's old dresses... it is all about imagination. But there is a lot more going on behind the scenes. Role play teaches co-operation, problem solving, and is practice for pretty much all the skills we will need as adults. Whether it is dressing up as a fairy or a knight, a doctor or a construction worker, role play is an invaluable part of childhood that let's imagination soar and the learning really begin.