ERIC Number: EJ586527
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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The Impact of Playground Design on the Play Behaviors of Children with Differing Levels of Physical Competence.
Barbour, Ann C.
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, v14 n1 p75-98 1999
Investigated the impact of the outdoor-learning environment on play behaviors and peer relationships of second graders with different levels of physical competence. Found that playground design influenced children's social- and physical-skill development by facilitating or constraining the strategies they used to manage their play with peers. A theoretical model for these interactions was developed. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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