Play is universal for all children. It is work for them and ways of their living. Play is the activity that has no serious motive and from which there is no material game. The distinction between work and play however lies in the mental attitude. Physical development enhanced during play. Muscular and sensory abilities developed at the time of running, climbing, riding and other active play. Intellectual and educational development promote during play. Children learn color, size, shape, number, distance, speed, name of the objects etc. while playing with various toys and play thing. Play improves emotional development. Children express their fear, anxiety, anger, joy etc. during play. Its reduced stress and strain and removes irritability and destructiveness. Play is the means of moral development. Children learn mortality from parents, teacher and other adult. Objective: To assess the knowledge regarding selection of play material among mothers, To find out an association between knowledge score and socio demographic variables. Research Methodology: Research methodology is a way to solve research problem systematic way. It deal with defining the problem formation of hypothesis methods adopted for data collection statistical techniques use for analyzing the data with logical reason behind it. This chapter deal with the description methodology and different step s which were under taken for gathering and organizing data for investment it includes description of research approach, research design setting the study population, sample and sampling techniques, development. Result: Result of this current study in concern with level of knowledge of mothers, 13(26%) Average knowledge of mother of under five children 37(74%) Good knowledge of mothers. Conclusion: All Mothers of under five children having good knowledge about selection of play materials.
Natasha Naik, Pooja Naik, Jyoti Nikam, Namrata Ombase, Ajay Pandharpatte, Asma Mujawar. Study to assess the knowledge of selection of play materials among mothers of under five children. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 6, Issue 9, 2019, Pages 14-16