Play is more than just fun - TED Talk by Dr. Stuart Brown, play research pioneer.
Risky Play—Why Children Love it and Need it — article by Dr. Peter Gray—Psychology Today 4.07.14
What Nature Teaches Children — presentation by Professor
Dr. Nilda Cosco, North Carolina State/Natural
Psychology Today Article - Kindergarten Teachers Speak Out for Children’s Happiness
Teacher Tom Blog Post - Why We Must Demand Play-Based Early Education
International Play Association - Statement on the Child's Right to Play
Community Playthings Resources - A collection of articles on a wealth of subjects from child development to craft projects suitable for young children.
What children learn
does not follow as
an automatic result
from what is taught,
rather, it is in large part
due to the
children’s own doing,
as a consequence
of their activities
and our resources.
—Loris Malaguzzi, founder
Reggio Emilia schools
"The Hundred Languages of Children"