Categories of Play:
Builds thinking and reasoning
Various ways children interact with peers, these include independent play, partner play (play beside each
other but not with each other), buddy play and group play
rhythmic, tactile and temporal
Affective reactions during play for behaviors such as aggression and verbal signs like crying and laughing.
Spatial Awareness *is the ability to orient to other people and objects in space as well as how much space the body occupies.
Directional Awareness *Consists of laterial awareness of right and left and directionality awareness of forward and back and up
Temporal Awareness *Understanding the relationships between movement and time
Rhythmic Awareness *Is the ability to make movements that are repetitive and patterned resulting in balanced harmonious
Tactile Awareness *Is the ability to discriminate through touch and feel