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Video transcript - Quality early learning helps children explore, learn and thrive

This is a transcript for StartingBlocks.gov.au’s ‘Quality early learning helps children explore, learn and thrive’ video available here.

Dramatic play or pretend play has many developmental benefits. It encourages your child’s creativity and imagination, and improves their social and communication skills. This video shows how children learn through play.

00:00 – 00:03

Audio: [Upbeat music]

Visual description: Little boy wearing a blue sweatshirt and a red helmet is adjusting the strap of his helmet. He is in the outdoor area of his early learning service.

00:04 - 00:07

Audio: [Upbeat music]

Visual description: Message appears on an orange background: ‘Exploring + Learning + Thriving’

00:08 – 00:15

Audio: [Upbeat music]

Visual description: [Series of shots] Two girls are in a play house set up in an early learning service outdoor area. They’re playing with a doll and a play kitchen set. Two other girls are feeding chickens. An educator is sitting in a service’s outdoor area reading to five children.

00:16 – 00:17

Audio: [Upbeat music]

Visual description: Message appears on an orange background ‘That’s quality early learning!’

00:18 – 00:20

Audio: [Upbeat music]

Visual description: Message appears on an orange background: ‘For more info visit StartingBlocks.gov.au’. The StartingBlocks.gov.au logo appears on screen.