Below is additional instructions:
After reading both the section in your textbook and the journal article on play, respond to the following discussion prompts.
What are the five kinds of play as named by American Sociologist Mildred Parten? Describe each.
What are the two primary types of active play? Give examples of each. Which gender primarily engages in each? Discuss this premise in your own words.
Is it possible for children to learn through play? How?
How is play healthy? And how could it possibly reduce stress?
What was surprising and/or most interesting about the information that you read on play?