The Philosophical Baby | Quote 00278

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Although preschool teachers and parents have long felt intuitively that play contributes to learning, …experiments actually show scientifically that this is true. Just as imaginative play helps children explore possibilities, exploratory play lets them learn about the world. You can only hope that this will slow down the Dickensian administrators who seem to want to take play out of the early curriculum.

Quote ID: 00278

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Alison Gopnik

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The Philosophical Baby

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