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Video transcript - Children make sense of their social world through play

This is a transcript for StartingBlocks.gov.au’s ‘Children make sense of their social world through play’ video available here.  

Play provides opportunities for children to work together, share ideas and make choices. Through play, they develop empathy and fairness. This video shows how different play and activities can encourage your child’s learning and development.

00:00 – 00:03
Audio: [Upbeat music]
Visual description: Preschool-age boy wearing a red jumper and red hat is playing with a hand-crank pulley toy at an early learning service’s outdoor area.

00:04 – 00:07    
Audio: [Upbeat music]
Visual description: Message appears on a green background: ‘Children make sense of their social world through play’.

00:08 – 00:10
Audio: Children talking, music playing in the background
Visual description: [Series of shots] Five children are sitting in a park and a toddler is lying on the grass next to them. Two girls are playing with hay in an early learning service’s outdoor area.

00:11 – 00:13
Audio: [Upbeat music]
Visual description: A blonde-haired female educator is talking to a preschool-age child and toddler. The three of them are sitting on a play mat with building blocks lying around.

00:13 – 00:14
Audio: [Upbeat music]
Visual description: Message appears on a green background: ‘For more info visit StartingBlocks.gov.au’. The StartingBlocks.gov.au logo appears on screen.