The Irish and Junior Infant Curriculum is based on Aistear. Aistear is national curriculum framework for children aged birth to six years. Play is at the center of this framework.
Your child learns and develops by playing. For your child to get the most from play the play needs to be child directed. This means that your child decides what and how they play, and you follow their lead.
You can use play to prepare their child for the transition to primary school in advance . Click on the links below for more information: