Is there a link between messy play & emotional development?

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Is there a link between messy play & emotional development?

In a nutshell: YES!  One benefit of Messy Play can be seen in Personal, Emotional and Social Development

Messy Play sessions are designed with children’s natural curiosity in mind.  By encouraging a no ‘right’ way approach to new experiences children build self-confidence and self-esteem.  They can take their time playing developing concentration and problem solving skills. That’s why here at A Fine Mess we encourage parents to let their children lead the play.  Playing together with others fosters self-respect and respect for others whilst offering opportunities to make new relationships.  Messy play can also offer an outlet for feelings and thoughts.