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"Sometimes I Pounce on Twigs Because I'm a Meat Eater": Supporting Physically Active Play and Outdoor Learning
This article looks anew at the important role of physicall active, outdoor play in children's social and cognitive development and the role of adults in supporting active, child-directed outdoor play. The authors descibe the concept of play ecologies to highlight how children experience their...
Jane P. Perry explains how, in her program, the outdoor play yard sets the stage for types of pretend play that are not likely to take place indoors.
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