Kidaptive Blog

Let’s pretend: Exploring the world with narrative play

Many studies have shown a connection between narrative development, or learning to tell stories about real or imagined experiences, and early literacy. More recent research has found that narrative development can also serve a broader purpose of helping people organize, interpret, and understand the world around them. Children as young as three show early signs […]

Practice Collaborative Storytelling

Collaboration has many benefits, including helping children build their social skills and helping them to be more active in realms of self-expression, critical thinking, and communication.  These skills rely on a sense of joint understanding, which in itself requires collaborators to comprehend the other person’s words and gestures, monitor their understanding, and take on the other person’s perspective to best […]