How Play Connects to Learning
Posted on 01.27.2023, Friday

Play is an important part of every child’s learning and development. Children learn skills like negotiation, problem-solving, sharing, and working with each other when they play. Durham’s Partnership for Children would love to connect you with articles and research on how to intentionally connect with play.


Play in Education

Play Games, Learn Math! Explore Numbers and Counting with Dot Card and Finger Games

Our Proud Heritage: Outdoor Play Is Essential to Whole Child Development

Rocking and Rolling: It’s Never “Just Play”!


Books about Play and Learning

Serious Fun: How Guided Play Extends Children’s Learning

From Play to Practice: Connecting Teachers’ Play to Children’s Learning

Spotlight on Young Children: Exploring Play


Resources for Families

10 Things Every Parent Should Know About Play

Five Essentials to Meaningful Play

Top 10 No-Cost Toys for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers



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