Open Access Graduate Research Paper
This study examined the effects of symbolic play on children's emerging literacy. Benefits, as well as problems, associated with facilitating literacy through symbolic play were discussed. Guidelines for teachers on the successful use of symbolic play as a tool for literacy development were presented. Conclusions were drawn from the literature and recommendations made for the future facilitation of literacy-based play.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Charles R. May
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©1999 Lisa Kaiser
Kaiser, Lisa, "Developing literacy through symbolic play" (1999). Graduate Research Papers. 951.