The Effect of Play on Literacy in Early Childhood Abstract The effect of play on cognition, as well as on language and literacy development has been frequently studied. Results of research done on children between the ages of two and four years of age vary, however, possibly based on sample size. This paper suggests that more research is needed to replicate the positive correlation found in research done in studies with smaller sample sizes. In addition, the paper concludes that more research that examines the effect that the lack of play might have on cognition, as well as language and literacy development, would make a valuable contribution to the literature. The Effect of Play on Literacy in Early Childhood Early childhood is often...The end:
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