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Re-defining the Play Cycle - an empirical study on playworker's understanding of playwork theory / Peter King; Shelly Newstead

Journal of Early Childhood Research

Swansea University Author: King, Peter

Abstract

This paper oultines an online survey on playworkers understanding of the Play Cycle (Sturrock & Else, 1998) and provides new definitions for the six elements of metalude, play cue; play return; play frame; loop and flow and annihilation.

Published in: Journal of Early Childhood Research
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa49950
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Abstract: This paper oultines an online survey on playworkers understanding of the Play Cycle (Sturrock & Else, 1998) and provides new definitions for the six elements of metalude, play cue; play return; play frame; loop and flow and annihilation.
Keywords: Play; Play Cycle; Theory; Research; Playwork; Playworkers
College: College of Human and Health Sciences