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  1. Nesting Whanau Dolls
    4 pieces
    $32.90 $37.84
  2. Nesting New Zealand Birds
    4 pieces
    $32.90 $37.84
  3. Red Printed Butterfly Wings
    1.04m wing span
    $17.90 $20.59
  4. Handpuppet - Owl
    Ages 3+
    $14.90 $17.14
  5. Shop Playhouse
    Size 120cm
    $349.90 $402.39
  6. Hand Puppet - Maori Girl
    Size 30cm (H)
    $29.90 $34.39
  7. Hand Puppet - Maori Boy
    Size 30cm (H)
    $29.90 $34.39
  8. Wooden Forest Animal Blocks
    Pack of 30
    $114.90 $132.14
  9. Wooden Minibeast Blocks
    Pack of 33
    $105.90 $121.79
  10. Marvellous Minibeasts Scene Kit
    Pack of 36 figures
    $79.90 $91.89
  11. Fairy Fantasy Scene Kit
    Ages 3+
    $64.90 $74.64
  12. Active World Mirror - Blue
    Size 86cm diameter
    $149.90 $172.39
  13. Woodland Village
    62+ pieces
    $224.90 $258.64
  14. Korowai (cloak) - Blue
    Small, medium & large sizes
    As low as $25.90 (excl. gst) $29.79
  15. Kapa Haka Tama (boy) - Blue
    Small, medium & large sizes
    As low as $34.90 (excl. gst) $40.14
  16. Kapa Haka Kotiro (girl) - Blue
    Small, medium & large sizes
    As low as $48.90 (excl. gst) $56.24
  17. Girl Soft Maori Doll
    Size 40cm
    Rating:
    95%
    $14.90 $17.14
  18. Boy Soft Maori Doll
    Size 40cm
    Rating:
    93%
    $14.90 $17.14
  19. Police Vest and Cap
    As low as $28.90 (excl. gst) $33.24
  20. Prince Costume
    As low as $33.92 (excl. gst) $39.01
  21. Fireman Vest
    As low as $16.92 (excl. gst) $19.46
  22. Dragon Cape
    As low as $44.90 (excl. gst) $51.64
  23. Clown Costume
    As low as $40.72 (excl. gst) $46.83
  24. Bat Cape
    As low as $21.50 (excl. gst) $24.73

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School Supplies Catalogue  Click here to download a PDF copy of the Pretend and Play section of our catalogue

Pretend or imaginative play enables a child to express feelings and emotions in a risk free way. Imaginative play prepares a child for adulthood laying strong foundations for social and emotional well being. By acting out a character children learn empathy, understanding, confront fears, exercise control and make or break rules safely.

Pretend or imaginative play is now recognised as a vital component to the normal development of a child. Pretend play allows for expression of both positive and negative feelings in a non consequential environment. By allowing children to role play we give them the opportunity to problem solve, empathise and communicate that role. Dramatic play also fosters imagination, enhances curiosity and emotion. Most preschool, kindergartens and creche facilities provide ample opportunities for dramatic role play. There are also a number of excellent manufacturers producing quality products that enhance pretend play including suppliers like Melissa and Doug.