In one of our earlier posts, we listed 15 ideas for Pretend Play and Language. This has been one of our most popular posts with parents. For each pretend play topic (eg Picnic) we have recommended a picture book as a backup for language development. Reading has so many positive benefits for language and literacy and family connections! But of course it also extends vocabulary and gives more ideas for your imaginative playtime.
Here is a revised list of 40 books that promote imaginative play.
Click on the title link of the book to purchase at Book Depository.
Doctor / Vet Play
Ice Cream Shop
Ocean / Beach
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