The Five Stages in a Child's Make-Believe Play perfectly explained for us to apply them: children’s play planning, their ability to take on and maintain roles, use of props, extended time frame, children’s use of language, and the quality of play scenarios.
With a cardboard box, Daniel imagines that he is an astronaut on an adventure through space. Remind kids to use their imaginations to create pretend worlds. Ordinary objects can be turned into anything!
Help kids learn to be flexible when playing and to be big helpers with Daniel Tiger. When Daniel and Katerina play family, Daniel still wants to pretend to be the baby. He's not quite ready to be the big brother yet.