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ERIC Number: EJ635685
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1054-0040
Why Play?
Torrence, Martha
Montessori Life, v13 n3 p20-21 Sum 2001
Discusses the importance of pretend play for various aspects of children's development and the difficulty for adults, especially Montessorians, in understanding such play. Presents views of leading play researchers and theorists regarding role of play in distinguishing fantasy from reality, in acting as a springboard to representational thought, and in interpreting the world and expressing the self. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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