Play Bibliography

Broadhead, P., Howard, J. & Wood, E. (Eds.). Play and learning in the early years. Sage.

Bruce, T., Hakkarainen, P. & Bredikyte, M. (2017). The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play. London: Routledge.

Canning, N., (2020) Children’s Empowerment in Play: Participation, Voice and Ownership. London: Routledge/TACTYC.

Drake, J. (2014). Planning for Children’s Play and Learning, 4th Ed.  Routledge.

Fearn, M., & Howard, J. (2012). Play as a resource for children facing adversity: An exploration of indicative case studies.

Goldstein, J. (2012) Play in Children’s Development, Health and Well-being

Gray, P. (2013) Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant and Better Students for Life. Basic Books.

Play England (2012) A World Without Play: A Literature Review.

Tovey, H. (2007) Playing Outdoors. Spaces and Places, Risk and Challenge.

Whitebread, David & Basilio, Marisol & Kuvalja, Martina & Verma, Mohini. (2012). The importance of play: A report on the value of children’s play with a series of policy recommendations.

Whitebread, D. (2018) Play: the new Renaissance.  International Journal of Play, 7:3, 237-243, DOI: 10.1080/21594937.2018.1532952

Zosh, J., Hopkins, E., Jensen, H., Liu, C., Neale, D., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Solis, S. & Whitebread, D. (2017) Learning Through Play: A review of the evidence. The Lego Foundation.