Children's Play and Its Place in Education: With an Appendix on the Montessori Method
Published long before the importance of early childhood education was formally recognised in the educational landscape this book explores the significance of play for young children. The volume includes an appendix on Montessori education.
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CHAPTER I THE CHILDRENS PLAY
CHAPTER II PLAY IN THE HISTORY OF EDUCATION
CHAPTER III THE PLAY PERIODS
CHAPTER IV THE EDUCATIONAL VALUE OF PLAY
CHAPTER V THE PLAY SPIRIT
CHAPTER VI JUVENILE LITERATURE AND THE VALUE OF STORIES
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