The War Play Dilemma: Balancing Needs and Values in the Early Childhood Classroom
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The War Play Dilemma: Balancing Needs and Values in the Early Childhood Classroom

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Paperback, 108 pages
Published October 28th 1987 by Teachers College Press (first published October 1987)
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I'm pretty split about this book. It does have some interesting points about war play, but it says the best solution is to allow it while facilitating the play. I am not one who thinks violence in the media leads to mass school shootings, but I do not understand the importance of war play. Why is it necessary? The book tried to answer that, but I'm still not buying it. The middle of the book, which specified the different approaches to war play was the most interesting part with the beginning an...more
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