Threats to Play

Ch. 29 Threats to Play

Children on playground

READ FIRST– Read the following selections to learn about the potential threats to children’s play.

CHOOSE TWO- Select at least two resources below to gain new perspectives about potential threats to children’s play.

In this article, learn how KABOOM! works with communities to design spaces for play that support black children and families in finding ways to play safely.

In this Washington Post article, Strauss shares the benefits of learning through play and shares Nancy Carlsson-Paige’s blog post about this topic.

In this piece from Edutopia, Arrow describes how to support playful learning in the elementary grades and how these experiences support children’s development across all domains.

In this article from The Guardian, Corbyn provides information about how technology infused toys can influence children’s learning and development.

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