ERIC Number: EJ363979
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
A Re-examination of the Smilansky-Parten Matrix of Play Behavior.
Pellegrini, A. D.; Perlmutter, Jane C.
Journal of Research in Childhood Education, v2 n2 p89-96 Fall 1987
Describes factor analysis of preschool children's play behavior, as measured by the Smilansky-Parten play matrix. Varimax rotation solution suggests three factors: Dramatic-Constructive Play, Solitary Behavior, and Functional-Constructive Play. Study suggests that these factors represent constructs of preschoolers' play. (Author/RWB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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