Authors

Barbara Biber

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"What do play experiences do for child growth? If a child can have a really full wholesome experience with play, he will be having the most wholesome kind of fun that a child can have. For a child to have fun is basic to his future happiness. His early childhood play may become the basic substance out of which he lays down one of his life patterns, namely, not only that one can have fun but that one can create fun...."

Publication Date

10-2-2015

Publisher

Bank Street College of Education

City

New York

Keywords

play, early childhood education, progressive education, imagination

Disciplines

Educational Methods | Educational Psychology | Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education

Comments

Originally published in: Vassar Alumnae Magazine, 37 (2), December 1951. Reprinted with permission.

Play as a Growth Process (1951)

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