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A view on creativity

A view on creativity. The wonders of what can happen if you just play with your imagination. http://www.deepfun.com/fun/2013/04/gotye-the-internet-and-the-evolution-of-musical-play/

Other | Sunday, 7 April 2013

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Good Daycare gives better grades

A study of 30.000 children born in 1992 and graduated the 9th grade in 2008, shows that there is a connection between the children achieving better grades in 9th grade exam, if they in went to a high-...

Pedagogy | Tuesday, 29 November 2011

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Danish daycare wants to chip children

Five Danish daycare-centers for children wants to use chips to keep record of the children. The man behind the idea, Leif Haarbo Nielsen, chief of analysis and innovation in Skanderborg Municipality....

Children's rights | Tuesday, 29 November 2011

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Let the children play, new national guid

Fun and creativity are the order of the day for after-school care.   IT'S something educators have known for a long time, but now it is official: play and having fun are central to the learning and ...

Pedagogy | Thursday, 20 October 2011

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The Role of Pretend Play in Children's C

There is a growing body of evidence supporting the many connections between cognitive competence and high-quality pretend play. This article defines the cluster of concepts related to pretend play and...

Games | Saturday, 24 September 2011

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Gender Bias Fought At Egalia Preschool I

STOCKHOLM — At the "Egalia" preschool, staff avoid using words like "him" or "her" and address the 33 kids as "friends" rather than girls and boys.From the color and placement of toys to the choice of...

Pedagogy | Monday, 27 June 2011

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Every other Dane wants to play games at

Breaks during working hours must include more than reading newspapers and chatting with colleagues. There should be games. This oppinion represents at least 56 percent of Danes in a new survey conduct...

Games | Wednesday, 23 March 2011

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The Serious Need for Play

Free, imaginative play is crucial for normal social, emotional and cognitive development. It makes us better adjusted, smarter and less stressed   Hightlights from the article is: Childhood play ...

Children's rights | Friday, 25 February 2011

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Why are we doing this?

I came across an interesting blog post from an teacher who reflects about why teachers teach the way they do. It was a joy to read how she gave back some of the responsibility to the children. In my o...

Pedagogy | Friday, 11 February 2011

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Army Dodgeball consists of two teams, and is normally played in a small to medium-small sized arena (such as a basketball court, or small parking lot)
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Giants, Wizards & Elves

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A creative team variation of "Rock, Paper Scissors"
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Fox Hunts Squirrel

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Nature themed tag game for the whole class.
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This is a very popular drama game and a useful technique which can be developed easily towards improvisation or physical theatre.
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Commander

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It is so popular that almost every child plays it.
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This game is famous in Brazil. You can play it from your childhood until your adult life, and it doesn't have an age limit or a limit of players.
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Protect the Pin

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Protect the Pin is played like standard dodgeball, except that each team has three plastic bowling pins at the back of their side of the court.
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Mr. Daruma Fell Down is well-known as a nice game for Japanese children.
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A Good and fun game to warm up the body
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Verb Adverb Guess Game
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Korebe

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Every child in Turkey knows this game!
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