How to encourage pretend play and creative thinking

By Pippa Thompson

Sam Flatman, an expert in outdoor play from Pentagon Sport, shares his top tips on how to inspire children to play pretend.


While some children may have imaginations that run wild, others will need a little helping hand when it comes to pretend play and creative thinking. Constantly finding new ways to stimulate creative play that gives children opportunities to learn for themselves can be a challenge. Here are my top tips for nurturing creative thinking in children.

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