Articles, Books & Links

Your Image of the Child
Reggio Alliance

Crisis in the Kindergarten: Why Children Need to Play in School
Alliance for Childhood

Playtime: The Game of Learning

Reggio Emilia Approach

Reggio Emilia Approach
Brainy Child

Drawing Development in Children (chart)
Learning Design


Carolyn P. Edwards
The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio Emilia Approach

David Elkind, Ph.D
The Power of Play

Dr. Stuart Brown
Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination and Invigorates the Soul

Vivian Gussin Paley
A Child’s Work: The Importance of Fantasy Play

Cathy Weisman Topal, Lella Gandini
Beautiful Stuff: Learning with Found Materials


Alliance for Childhood

National Institute for Play

International Play Association

Childcare Resource & Referral of Multnomah County