Learning Through Play Resources

These resources focus on the important connection between playing and learning. As one article states, "Play is children's work." To be able to explore, discover, question and experiment is crucial for children to think for themselves, improve their critical thinking, and trust their instincts, as well as learning how their world works.

Youth at play: Some observations from a science museum

by Peeranut Kanhadilok and Mike Watts

Published by the International Journal of Adolescence and Youth in 2014.

Butler, Shelley. "Learning Through Play." Excelligence Learning Corporation. http://www.earlychildhoodnews.com. Accessed December 19, 2017.

"How Play Connects to Learning." National Association for the Education of Young Children.www.naeyc.org. Accessed December 19, 2017.

Kanhadilok, Peeranut and Mike Watts. "Youth at play: Some observations from a science museum." International Journal of Adolescence and Youth. 00.0, 1-16. http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/10208. Accessed December 19, 2017.

Thibodeau, Tanya. "Top 3 Benefits of Learning Through Play." The Center for Parenting Education through Seeme & Liz. centerforparentingeducation.org. Accessed December 19, 2017.