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Outdoor Play - Back To Nature PDF Print E-mail
Written by Teacher Lee   
Wednesday, 13 January 2010 17:39

Research has found that if children were to design their own playground equipment it would vary substantially from the adult perception of a playground. A chid designed playground would include more natural play areas including mud to play with and trees to climb. In the article by Randy White and Vicki Stoecklin they discuss how safer playground equipment is restricting the outdoor play of children. We can never underestimate the value of outdoor play as a vital tool for school readiness and effective classroom learning.

 

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