Playing and learning in early childhood education

The Most Important Career - Early Childhood Education - Early...
In recent years, the perceived importance of earlychildhoodeducation has increased. The national conversation is recognizing that the experiences children have during pre-school and earlychildhoodeducation can have a formative and lasting impression on their educational development.

Play: Play and learn - Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development
Earlychildhoodeducation has two sources: the Froebel Kindergarten tradition1 in Germany and the Infant School in Britain.2 ECE learning has traditionally been considered different from learningin primary school, and play has had an important role in both traditions, but in different ways.3.