The Power of Stories
By Ellen Veselack
This piece was published in the July/August 2017 Issue of Exchange Magazine, a national publication for early childhood educators.
The article, by the CEC's Preschool Program Director, Ellen Veselack, highlights the importance of the stories children make up during play, and what it can reveal about a child's skill-building and development. Through building and engaging in play stories, children develop skills, challenge themselves, and work towards mastery. The deeper the engagement in the story, the more learning that happens.
Read the full article and learn more about how to cultivate opportunities for enrichment and learning through stories.