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Children's Health, Play and Wellbeing (ECC): Introduction to children's play and wellbeing (CPW102)

Essential Reading

Gleave, J. and Cole-Hamilton, I. (2012) A world without play : a literature review. Available at:

Santer, J. and Griffiths, C. with Goodall, D. (2007) 'Perspectives on play' in Free play in early chilldhood. Available at:

Module Journals

You can use the A-Z eJournals search to check for the following publications:

  • American Journal of Play
  • Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning

Useful Websites

Recommended Reading

Further Reading