Section 1: Introduction
Description: In this short video you will learn about the importance of play to children's overall development from early childhood experts. Topics covered include characteristics of play, the teacher's role, how times have changed for play, and the integration of play, learning, and development.
Length: 12 minutes, 45 seconds
Note: This video excerpt comes from Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Play, an online, interactive, self-study program. It is also available on Developmentally Appropriate Practice: A Focus on Intentionality and on Play Video Program.
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