Play On Words is led by Erika Cardamone (speech-language pathologist), and announces the Fall 2021 PAL Award winners. This award, which recognizes the exceptional language learning ability in the toy industry, is the only one directed by a credentialed speech/language expert. toysGames, media and information. Erika’s 15-years of child development experience. kidsAlong with Sherry Artemenko, PAL Award Founder, empower her PAL Award selections and video reviews.
PHILADELPHIA, PRWEB November 18, 2021
This holiday season is approaching, and the season feels brighter. There is more hope for safe gatherings with grandparents, cousins aunts and uncles, and neighbors. friends. Many adults may be eager to return to a somewhat of a familiar holiday social calendar… and perhaps our children are too.
After 20 months of pandemic-related life, children’s education and play dates were put on hold. Now, a four-year-old could teach us new vocabulary. “social distancing.”Through it all, play is still what children need. The American Academy of Pediatrics has conducted research that shows that children need play. “in the presence of childhood adversity, play becomes even more important.”
Play promotes higher levels of symbolic thinking. Children can use their imaginations to draw their own conclusions and negotiate with their peers. They also learn social-emotional skills. These critical experiences are what help children develop self-regulation, self awareness, and foster friendships. These moments are again possible for them. friendsAt school and in the neighbourhood.
The pandemic forced us to rethink how we view education and learning. Maybe the notion of education as a monolithic system will change. Perhaps it will be replaced by “school is work and recreation is play,”Perhaps parents and educators will now see that play is work.
The PAL Award continues its search for the best toysGames that encourage learning through play, language development, flexibility, problem solving, creativity, and language development. Playonwords.com helps toy brands and consumers alike see the strategic value of language learning in play through its helping to build vocabulary, foster cooperation, express emotion, kindle creativity and expand descriptive and problem solving capacities. Brands who recognize the market demands fun products with learning potential are able to distinguish themselves by displaying the PAL Award on packaging, in print media, and online. Customers are told by the three smiling faces on the gold seal that there is more to entertainment than what can be found on the book cover, box or license for an app.
EAGER DEVELOPMENT: Erika is an expert in pediatric speech language therapy. She has the ability to identify the best products that build attention, vocabulary, concepts, and play. Her experience prepares children for their first sentences, sounds, and words. Playing music, matching fruits and veggies, learning association, guessing and playing music, learning early math vocabulary, and being amazed at giant bubbles asking for more or patiently awaiting their turn, kidsLearn essential early language skills.
READING and WRITING: Literacy becomes an important focus for academics as children get older. Learn their first functional words, phrases, and rhyming. Connect with nature while connecting with letters and sounds. Use a magic stylus to build confidence in decoding. Read rhythmic stories about your digestion. All these skills are essential for advanced reading and writing.
LANGUAGE STRUCTURE: These exceptional products can help build language structure and critical thinking. Follow the instructions to conduct experiments, make observations, solve problems and draw conclusions. You can also design and construct giant forts out of cups or balanced marble. This will promote creativity and language learning.
STORY-TELLING/ PRETEND PLAY: Children enter the world pretending to tell stories. As oral story-telling precedes the writing process kidsFind out how to write a great story.
SOCIAL LANGUAGE – Complementary to pretend play. Social language blossoms when children interact with each other. toysYou can play games, and interact with media that encourages extended social interactions. Naming and recognising emotions in others, improving mindfulness and alignment with a dog, is a way to improve one’s mindfulness. “house rules”With the help of a glowing clock, children can understand and manage their emotions. This helps to build EQ.
PLAYONWORDS.COM – Information
Erika Cardamone, a respected speech-language pathologist and founder of Playonwords.com, is the engine behind Playonwords.com. She is a leading advocate for language rich play and has been a reviewer for the PAL Award for 15 years. Her popular blog and helpful tips for parents have made her a household name. toys.
She has spent over 10,000 hours directly working with children and it has proven to be a rare set of the best. toysGames and books can be used to teach language, while still delivering great entertainment.
The three-year-olds with the highest IQs had the most words at 1 and 2.
Language learning is cumulative – early words => early sentences => language & reading
Most kidsKeep their verbal advantage throughout childhood
The future of literacy may be enhanced by imaginative pretend play that encourages story-telling
Erika hopes parents will recognize PAL Award and identify unique children. toysBooks and games that encourage language advancement through design and quality. PAL winners in their hands kidsSpark creativity and fun with lots of talk These are examples toysHer child development expertise is recognized. She also offers practical coaching through her blog that shows parents, caregivers, and teachers how to get more from it. toysBooks, games, and books that help build language and other cognitive skills.
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