play based learning
The Fewer Toys Children Have, The More They Play
Raised Good Feb 2021
Two decades ago, a German project called, “Der Spielzeugfreie Kindergarten” (the nursery without toys) wanted to see what would happen if they took toys away from kindergartens. All toys from participating classrooms were removed for three months...
The Pandemic Play Project
Where there are children, there is play. It is a universal impulse, as old as humanity. Physical play, verbal play, friendship play, solitary play – it is the exercise of body and imagination, marked by humour, challenge, invention and exploration. As essential to childhood as food and drink.
Dr. June Factor
Promoting Natural Outdoor Learning Environments
Government of South Australia: Dept of Ed and Children's Services
Risk and Adventure in Outdoor Learning
Tasmanian Catholic Education Commission
Irresistible Ideas for Play Based Learning
Irresistible Ideas for Play Based Learning’
Common Threads Website
Common Threads is a world-wide community of playwork practitioners, trainers, development and support workers, authors, academics and theorists which exists to promote playwork theory and practice.