Play materials used by toddler age children in free play activities

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Nancy Lee Moore (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Irwin Sperry

Abstract: Through the years, play has gained consideration as being an important element in the growth and development of children. To help children gain all of the values possible from their play, teachers and parents are constantly striving to create the play environment which will best meet the needs of children or groups of children. In making the decision of what play materials to provide children, some basis or guide is needed. One such guide can be found through the scientific study of groups of children. The play environment is made up of many factors, one of which is the play materials - the implements with which the children play. Through analyzing and studying these materials teachers can gain a better understanding of the play materials needed by children.

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Language: English
Date: 1959
Educational toys
Child development

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