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Understanding the adult role in the Play Cycle – an empirical study / Peter King; Shelly Newstead

Child Care in Practice

Swansea University Author: King, Peter

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This paper considers the adult role in the Play Cycle from a playworker perspective. An online study of 157 playworkers identified how playworkers were first introduced to the Play Cycle, how the adult role can involve from being a passive onlooker to an active participant and that for most, the Pla...

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Published in: Child Care in Practice
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa48866
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Abstract: This paper considers the adult role in the Play Cycle from a playworker perspective. An online study of 157 playworkers identified how playworkers were first introduced to the Play Cycle, how the adult role can involve from being a passive onlooker to an active participant and that for most, the Play Cycle has had a positive effect on their practice.
Keywords: Play Cycle, Playworkers, Playwork, Play, Adult Role,
College: College of Human and Health Sciences