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Category: Imaginary Friends and Fantasy Play

Imaginary Friends and Fantasy Play

In some ways an imaginary friend and imaginary play are the same. Many (if not most) children at some point begin “writing” plays.  They often repeat the same drama over and over again.  A friend of mine, Robert Malii, has taught for over 20 years at a Montessori school.  He came to New York from Kenya, where he grew up in a very rural setting.  He has told me that the children there, as here, … Read more