ERIC Number: EJ538655
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Children's Play and Early Childhood Education: Insights from History and Theory.
Saracho, Olivia N.; Spodek, Bernard
Journal of Education, v177 n3 p129-48 1995
Reviews the history of the portrayal of play in art and literature, and presents classical and contemporary theories of play and its use in early childhood education. Modern theories suggest that play can help children deal with their emotions and understand the physical and social world. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue titled "Early Education and Care in the U.S. during the Twentieth Century."