Emotional development through play

Trivedi, Valentina (2021) Emotional development through play. Learning Curve (10). pp. 88-90. ISSN 2582-1644

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The older we grow, the more we ‘do’ and the less we ‘play.’ While work is glorified and put on a pedestal, play is believed to be too trivial, too childish, too silly, unimportant and discardable. Children are routinely told to ‘stop playing’ and finish their homework, their meal, or whatever it is that the adults around want them to do at that time. And yet a person no less than Albert Einstein said, ‘Play is the highest form of research. All creativity stems from pure play.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Trivedi, Valentina
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Elementary education, Play and education, Children’s play, Inclusive education, Classroom play, Early childhood educators, Play -- Emotional development
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/2939
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