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Play Culture in a Changing World
Enlivened by the voices of young children engaged in contemporary play, this accessible book enables readers to re-evaluate the contribution of play in childhood. It explores the persistence of fundamental play themes alongside new variations on traditional themes, including:
Competitions and games
Games of chance and luck
The world of make-believe
This book helps adults to be reflective and to encourage children's play by understanding and valuing their play culture. It is important reading for early years students and practitioners.
169 pages; ISBN 9780335226009
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