ERIC Number: EJ609029
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Jungle Gym or Brain Gym. Playgrounds Can Improve Academic Readiness.
Hendy, Teresa B.
Parks and Recreation, v35 n6 p84-91 Jun 2000
A well-developed playground in a park or school setting can greatly enhance childen's overall development, making playgrounds more than just fun. Playgrounds offer children opportunities to develop physically, mentally, and socially, improving academic readiness as well as overall health. The paper discusses the importance of movement, how children develop movement through play, and how physical and mental strength develop. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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