October 2022

Five ways to spot playful learning

How can you tell if a child is playfully learning and picking up essential skills? Our research says you’ll know it when you see it. Discover the five characteristics of learning through play here.

For an activity to be considered playful learning, we believe that it involves five characteristics

You might not spot all five characteristics in every kind of play, but the chances are you’ll see several characteristics and skills coming together in most types of learning through play.

Actively engaged
Socially interactive
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We've developed an online course and tool designed observe and improve children's playful learning experiences. Throughout the course you'll gain (or refresh) knowledge on the foundations of learning through play and how the Experience Tool works - all for free!

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