Role of adults in children's play
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The Adult Role in Free Play
Once again, I’m inspired to post an article from the Environments’ archives. This excerpt, from the original article “You are the Infant/Toddler Environment,” explores the r…
The role of Adults in children's play
This post is a recap of two posts I wrote early in 2008. Given the importance of play I thought I would revisit the topic. 1. The importance of play I mentioned in my first post on play that psychologists, educators and paediatricians see it as so important to optimal child development that it has been recognized by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights as a right of every child. But in a clinical report to the American Academy of Paediatrics, Kenneth R. Ginsburg concluded…
5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return Child-adult relationships that are responsive and attentive—with lots of back and forth interactions—build a strong foundation in a child’s brain for all future learning and development. This is called “serve and return,” and it takes two to play! Follow these 5 steps to practice serve and return with your child.
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02 The role of adults
This video shows exactly what the adult's role in play should be. If the adult set up the equipment and step back, intrinsic play occurs and that is what play is suppose to be.
Think, Feel, Act: Lessons from research about young children
Think, Feel, Act: Lessons from research about young children see: The Power of Positive Adult-Child Relationships: Connection is the Key, by Jean M. Clinton Research Briefs and video clips
Bringing a Family Together: Nature's Blueprint Part 4, 'Parent with Principles'
Even the best parent will sometimes be inconsistent or wrong, which invites any child to challenge parental boundaries. But principles will be the same...