The Edvocate’s Guide to Associative Play

Spread the loveAssociative play is the act of engaging in recreational activities in comparable ways to parallel play but with increased interaction between the participants, including taking turns, sharing and having a general interest in the activities of the others. It is different from parallel play as while they are playing away from one another, they are also engaged with what the others are doing. Kids in the associative stage play with other kids; however, while they participate in play with others, they are not yet at the stage to take part in groups. They should play together in the … Continue reading The Edvocate’s Guide to Associative Play