Play is the work of early childhood
An overview of play its importance and characteristics for different age groups including a growth and play chart and ideas for carers and teachers. United States
What does the research say about early education
A discussion about the research underpinning the developmental approach to early learning for young children. United States
Play: Why it is important
Play is about providing children with the opportunity to be truly engaged in exploration and experiment. The argument for children's play. Canada
Play: What children are learning
The concepts and skills that young children can learn through play are identified in examples of children playing. United States
Pretend play and children's cognitive development
The concepts related to pretend play and cognition drawing on research on the role of such play in young children's cognitive, social, and academic development. United States
Play and children's learning
Teacher planning does not interfere with the spontaneity, creativity and joy that children experience while playing; rather, planning enhances play in early learning environments. Canada
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