An animated introduction to the importance of play in ECE.
An introduction to play
Some key considerations when designing outdoor spaces and activities in ECE.
A discussion on the importance of outdoor play for children's development and how to design outdoor spaces.
How to choose loose parts to afford a wide range of possibilities for play and exploration.
An overview of the research on loose parts and their known and theorised benefits, and how to inquire into and improve on your loose parts provision.
Strategies to help teachers in ECE settings support and promote children’s outdoor play and make the most of the many affordances of outdoor play, risky play and play in natural settings.
An overview of the research on the importance of play for learning and development.
A guide to incorporating different kinds of play in early childhood settings.
Principles for aligning a teacher’s role in play activities with valued learning outcomes.