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VYork slideshare on play


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This presentation is about play and its benefits for children in learning and their emotional well being.

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VYork slideshare on play

  1. 1.  Play is the root of all learning and emotional well-being. Play Well, Be Well
  2. 2. HAVE A FUNNY BONE  Humor is a sign of emotional intelligence  Relieves stress and helps communication
  3. 3.  Games are 21st century literature  Promote problem solving, self-exploration and confidence
  4. 4.  Play is a natural talent we all have  Movement and active minds make a connection
  5. 5.  Play is “thinking with your hands” and learning by doing.  Sensory play is tactile freedom for children with Autism.
  6. 6.  Role playing helps prototype an experience and breeds empathy
  7. 7. LET JOY IN  Joy is unconditional.  Laughter promotes social wellness.
  8. 8. Resources Used:HealthDay. (August 27th, 2013).[Web article]. What is ‘Play’ to a Child With Autism? MedlinePlus. Retrieved from Pink, D. (2006). A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. New York, New York: Riverhead books. TedTalks. (November 2008). [TEDtalksDirector]. Tim Brown: Tales of creativity and play. Retrieved from TedxTalks. (April 2013). "When Education Goes Wrong: Taking Creativity and Play Out of Learning” by Dr. Nancy Carlsson Paige. Retrieved from Images: Slide 1: Play Time Retrieved from Slide 2 “Leader of the Pack.” Retrieved from “If You Tickle Me…” Retrieved from “Dog and Bee.” My own image. Slide 3 My own images. Slide 4 My own images. Slide 5 Sensory Play Retrieved from Slide 6 Dialysis patients playing with a wheelchair.Retrieved from Young girl in her role as a laundress during a school play in Montevideo, Uruguay. Retrieved from International Fountain Little Girl. Retrieved from Slide 7 My own images. Slide 8 Don’t Grow Up It’s a Trap. Retrieved from “Jack Inside Our Slide.” My own image.