Playing, Playworlds, and Early Childhood Education

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In this chapter, we review empirical research on play and learning in ECEC, highlighting some studies that are of more general interest to our present study. We also review work on conceptualizing and valuing play, and we position the present study in relation to some particularly important previous studies.




Pramling, N., Wallerstedt, C., Lagerlöf, P., Björklund, C., Kultti, A., Palmér, H., … Pramling Samuelsson, I. (2019). Playing, Playworlds, and Early Childhood Education. In International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development (Vol. 26, pp. 31–54). Springer.

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