The Work of Play

Pre-K-1 / All Subjects / Play

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7 minutes


Give students the opportunity to learn through play

Questions to Consider

  • How can not allowing students to play affect their development?
  • What do students learn during "work time?"
  • How does play enhance students' language skills?

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