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Words on Play™

Words on Play™

Words on Play™ is a PlayCore-sponsored book that features a compilation of work from respected authorities on play – our mentors, friends and partners who continue to shape our knowledge of the many powers of play. The book discusses the critical role of play in child growth and physical, social and emotional development.

The book discusses the pivotal benefits of play:

  • Enabling children to discover their fullest potential
  • Providing enjoyment and emotional fulfillment
  • Assisting in healthy physical, social, emotional and intellectual development
  • Inviting children to use creativity and individuality to learn about the world around them

It brings together some of the world’s most trusted scholars to share their thoughts, research-based evidence and collective “words on play” that encourage the support of play and playgrounds. Not only is Words on Play a valuable resource for play advocates, it can also be used as a research tool for grant writing. Download the executive program summary or request a copy of Words on Play by using the form below.