Category Archive: Types of Play

Can Video Games Provide Unstructured Play?

The benefits of unstructured play have been researched and well defined in recent years.  In contrast, video games have been widely maligned. Collin Thormoto at the blog Libcraft is looking for ways to… Continue reading

Sensory Play: What Is It, and Why Is It Important?

Pinterest boards and bloggers have been abuzz about “sensory play” for the past several years.  The pictures are inspiring and most of the ideas inexpensive and intriguing.  The children look like they love… Continue reading

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