This article explores the many benefits of play in a child’s holistic development, and what happens when children are not given opportunities to play.
This article describes the importance of outdoor play, and provides ideas for outdoor play for toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children.
This website includes extensive information on play ideas that support holistic development in toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten age children.
This website includes a wide range of resources for play-based learning like simple activities that can be used with household items and a research section with links to many different articles on the topic of play.
This resource provides tools and advice on the educator/adult's role in children's play.
\This resource from the Harvard Center on the Developing Child builds on how adults can foster responsive interactions with children in their play through a Serve and Return guide.