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The Power of Playful Learning: The Green Edition
The Power of Playful Learning: The Green Edition
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The Power of Playful Learning: The Green Edition

Go green in your classroom! This collection of playful activities will support and complement your classroom curriculum, and the games and activities can be made almost entirely from common household recyclables. Each activity includes simple instructions for creating the game or toy and a list of educational and developmental benefits. Activities are organized into five chapters based on skills being applied, and skills in number sense, objects in motion, and speaking and language are developed along the way: Estimating, measurement, and graphing; Planning and development; Putting things together; Sequencing, making connections, and spatial relationships; and Developing a greater understanding of objects in motion

SubjectActivities and Thematic Teaching
Page Count184
SeriesMaupin House
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Bernard DeKoven

"The idea of playful learning removes the artificial and harmful separation between learning and play, between home and school. The values it conveys and the benefits it offers us are both finite and infinite. —Bernard DeKoven, author of The Well-Played Game, A Playful Path, and the Deep Fun website" - Bernard DeKoven

July 1, 2014

Joyce Hemphill

Joyce Hemphill

Joyce Hemphill has a doctorate in developmental psychology from The Ohio State University and 30 years experience teaching infant-child development, cognition, and learning. She organizes community play events, gives workshops on safe ways to play using recyclable materials, and serves on the board of the American Association for the Child’s Right to Play. Joyce retired from the University of Wisconsin School of Education in spring of 2012.

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