The importance of constructive paly

This article discusses the importance of constructive play for young children, and provides suggestions for how constructive play can be encouraged in early childhood programs and schools.


Recently experts have stressed the value of dramatic play for the healthy development and learning of young children. This article argues that constructive play is equally important, and then provides suggestions of ways to encourage constructive play in early childhood programs and schools.

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Web Article
Francis Wardle
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Community Playthings website
Community Playthings
Date Published: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Place Published: 
Rifton, NY
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