Case Study

Play in children’s development, health and well-being

INTRODUCTION 3
1. WHY PLAY IS IMPORTANT
5 Play and the Brain, Play and Child Development, The Role of Toys

2. VARIETIES OF PLAY
9

3. TALKING, THINKING, CREATING
11 Cognitive Development, Language and Play, Play Promotes Creativity

4. PLAYMATES
15 Social Development. Age-Mixed Playgroups / Intergenerational Play

5. SEX DIFFERENCES IN PLAY AND TOY PREFERENCES 19

6. PLAY AND HEALTH
23 Obesity, Active Play and ADHD, Play and the Quality of Life

7. TOO LITTLE PLAY CAN AFFECT CHILD DEVELOPMENT
27, Play Deprivation

8. PLAY AND TECHNOLOGY
29,

9. PLAY AND COMMUNITY
33, Play and Citizenship10. TO PROMOTE PLAY
37 Why Toys Are Important, REFERENCES 39

Source: La source: Author: Jeffrey Goldstein