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Outdoor Play | Outdoor Play

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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...
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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.