Tea party – Playgroup
Did you know?
A tea party for children of all ages encourages older children to consider their younger peers, develops empathy and provides opportunities to practice social skills in a wider environment.
Talking with playmates gives children a chance to express their own ideas and exposes them to a wider vocabulary.
Giving children the opportunity to direct the play helps develop their thinking and planning skills and gives them practice at their social skills.
Playing with a variety of people from different backgrounds gives children a chance to learn that things may be done differently in other homes.
A teddy bear’s picnic can be an exciting playgroup event.
Across the ages
Activities listed under “playgroup” are suitable for groups of children of various ages. They provide opportunities for early learning and social play.