First published in 1937, The Children’s Play Centre is an account of Gardner’s Play Centre and her work in assessing its value in the education of children and the training of teachers.
The book puts forward the value of play in the development of children and provides a detailed report of Gardner’s experiment. It also explores the significance of the Play Centre to the technique of training students. It will have lasting relevance for those interested in the history of education and the psychology of education.
Table of Contents
1: Beginning and General Development of the Play Centre; 2: Typical Evenings and Types of Play; 3: Accounts of Certain Group Play Activities Through-Out a Term; 4: Short Studies of Some Children; 5: Parents; 6: The Students;