Symbolic play of children with language impairment: A critical review
- The role of play in our lives. // Psychology Today;Oct85, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p64
Although the ways in which we play have changed dramatically in the past centuries, the need for frivolity and fun has not. A psychologist offers his views.
- Is gun play OK for kids? Kuykendall, Jo // Education Digest;Jan1996, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p12
Offers a look at reasons why there should be no gun play or other types of agressive play in classrooms. Opportunities for development through other types of play; How children can work out their feelings; What teachers should do.
- Social coordination during pretend play: Comparisons with nonpretend play and effects on... de Lorimier, Sylvie; Doyle, Anna-Beth // Merrill-Palmer Quarterly;Oct95, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p497
Examines the role of pretend play interactions in stimulating social and emotional competence by comparing quality of pretend and nonpretend social play. Relation between quality and affective content of social pretense; Whether achievement of high social coordination with a peer facilitates...
- Children at play are learning, too. // USA Today Magazine;Nov93, Vol. 122 Issue 2582, p8
Reports on the importance of play in child development. Playing as the most important job that preschool children can do, according to child expert Judith Myers-Walls; Facts learned from playing; Cause and effect; How their bodies operate; Cooperation; Problem-solving; Suggested creative toys...
- Kids and summer: Pencil in time to daydream. Goodale, Gloria // Christian Science Monitor;6/30/97, Vol. 89 Issue 150, p10
Discusses free play, or unstructured, unplanned time when children can be children with no worries or concerns. The decline in free play among children in the late 1990s; The increasingly full schedule of children; Reasons why free play is declining; The importance of free play; Benefits of...
- 10 ways to flex your funny bones. // Shape;Jul93, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p71
Lists ten suggestions for incorporating play/games into one's life and workouts. Circuit playground training; Bicycle hide-and-seek; Child's play; Running and walking; Mental play; Trying a new sport; Relay races; Vacation play; Holiday variety; Dance play.
- Are we having fun yet? // Psychology Today;Jul/Aug95, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p38
Discusses the psychological aspects of play in adult Americans. Requirement of exactitude and scientific detachment; Decline of leisure time; Failure of adults to balance work and play.
- Make life more playful. // Glamour;Feb94, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p86
Suggests the incorporation of play into adult work. Psychological gains; Comparison of adult to children's games; Methods.
- Getting the Word Out. Swigert, Nancy B. // ASHA Leader;2/4/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the programs for children with reading, spelling and written language disorders offered by Reading Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Contract of the organization with a marketing firm; Development of cost-effective forms of advertising to attract employees; Provision of diagnostic...