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ERIC Number: EJ654358
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0164-8527
Playing the Day Away: The Importance of Constructive Play in Early Childhood Settings.
Oliver, Susan J.; Klugman, Edgar
Child Care Information Exchange, n145 p66-70 May-Jun 2002
Discusses the importance of play for the development of young children. Defines constructive play and identifies the benefits of play for children. Describes the current play landscape as characterized by increasing "screen time," limited outdoor play time, increased violence exposure, overscheduling, and overfacilitating. Emphasizes that the caregiver/teacher is crucial in making constructive play experiences available to all children. (KB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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