Biljana Cvetkova Dimov, Daniela Andonovska Trajkovska: Role of Puppet Theater in early child development

Abstract
 
The early child development from 0 -6 years is the responsibility of all of us and the whole society. This age is the basis for further overall development of every living person. Every child is different and therefore there are differences in type and in the way of education, and whether it takes place only within the family or experts taking care in certain institutions, opens key needs for cooperation and support of educators and other professionals and parents and families. The paper focuses on the role of the puppet theatre in early childhood development and the power of the puppet play when parents are involved in it. Parents and families through the use of puppet amateur theater play  in early childhood development will be able to identify ways that would affect cognitive, affective, psychomotor area in the development of the personality of the child.