Culture and Play. What are the connections between childrens culture and their play? Explain and analyse, using a relevant theory and literature, how childrens play in the early childhood years is influenced by culture. Identify 2-3 issues that educators may face in promoting culturally relevant play. Make 5 recommendations, supported by theory and literature, that can be used by educators to promote culturally relevant play for children from diverse cultural backgrounds in early childhood settings, in collaboration with families. Focus aged group is 3 years to 5 years.