Play in early childhood education

an historical perspective

Sandie Wong*, Helen Logan

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)


Play is currently under threat and challenge in early childhood education. This chapter provides the history of play, demonstrating its role and legacy in learning cultures beyond the current imperatives for standards and standardization.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPlay
Subtitle of host publicationa theory of learning and change
EditorsTara Brabazon
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9783319255491
ISBN (Print)9783319255477
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Play in early childhood education: an historical perspective'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this