ERIC Number: EJ439619
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Play, Piaget, and Creativity: The Promise of Design.
Gehlbach, Roger D.
Journal of Creative Behavior, v25 n2 p137-44 1991
This paper formulates guidelines for the design of children's play environments to optimize children's creativity during play. The paper defines "play," discusses Jean Piaget's work on cognitive adaptation, discusses creativity in the context of cognitive adaptation, and proposes designs for play environments to produce behavioral adaptation that includes developmentally meaningful creative play behavior. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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