Children love stories!
They are drawn to heroic characters, adventure, exploration and magic. It’s childhood in a nutshell.
Once children become immersed in a story they will transpose it to their play. This type of play is called imaginative play, also referred to as “pretend play” or “role play”.
Catherine Sewell, Play Thinker in Residence at Playgroup NSW offers a few great ideas you can try to include stories in your child’s imaginative play.