Monday, February 27, 2012

Play Time

I've been in the process of updating my membership to some professsional organizations.  I came across this list of those focused on play.  Some of them look worthy of my dues. :)


I also want to buy this video below.  Anyone seen it?


Organizations that promote creative play
Alliance for Childhood, www.allianceforchildhood.org American Association for the Child’s Right to Play, www.ipausa.org Arbor Day Foundation, www.arborday.org/ Association of Children’s Museums, www.childrensmuseums.org Children and Nature Network, www.cnaturenet.org Children’s Environments Research Group, City University of New York, http://web.gc.cuny.edu/che/cerg/ Hooked on Nature, www.hookedonnature.org KaBoom!, www.kaboom.org National Institute for Play, www.nifplay.org North Carolina State University Natural Learning Initiative, www.naturalearning.org Play England, www.playengland.org.uk Play Wales, www.playwales.org.uk Playborhood, www.playborhood.com Sierra Club, Building Bridges to the Outdoors, www.sierraclub.org/youth/blog Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children’s Entertainment, www.truceteachers.org U.S. Play Coalition, usplaycoalition.clemson.edu Wild Zones, www.wild-zone.net

Where Do Children Play?
This 55-minute award-winning film, directed by Christopher Cook and produced by Michigan Television, is now available for public screenings by schools, universities, and community organizations. To purchase a copy for $19.95 go to University of Michigan Press.

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