A set of Australian trees for role play. Children can create beautiful mini worlds and play spaces with this set f Australian trees. Each tree measures 3cm wide and is made from New Zealand pine. The trees are printed directly onto the wood and varnished for extra durability. This set includes 10 different trees such as Gum, Chestnut, Oak, Elm, Apple, Maple, Pine, Willow, Poplar and Beech. These Australian trees measure between 8 and 13cm high. Suitable for children from the age of 18 months. Role play helps children to develop language and communication skills. It develops and promotes creativity and imagination. Dramatic and imaginative play also encourages children to become more confident and develop a stronger sense of identity. When children come together in role play, it aids in their social and emotional development. Listening to others, negotiation and co-operation all result from authentic dramatic play. This resource is excellent for promoting social and imaginative play. Role play and dramatic play encourages language development, teaches daily routines and skills plus develops social interactions, sharing and a sense of belonging and identity. Play is an important part of early childhood. Play encourages children to learn, develop and grow whilst they have fun.