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Why does free play matter in a digital world?

Livingstone, Sonia ORCID: 0000-0002-3248-9862 and Pothong, Kruakae (2022) Why does free play matter in a digital world? Parenting for a Digital Future (03 Mar 2022). Blog Entry.

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Imagine school break time. Released from lessons, the children rush outside. They run, jump, shriek. There’s talking, laughter, whispered secrets. They group and regroup freely. Sudden bursts of activity are mysterious to outsiders. Benches become castles, corners are “home,” borders are chalked on the tarmac. The rules of the game are created and broken at will. It can be emotional, intense, absorbing, unpredictable.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 23 May 2022 14:00
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:27

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