Purposeful Play


Thank you for your interest in Purposeful Play. As you read our sample, we hope you'll agree that Kristi Mraz, Alison Porcelli, and Cheryl Tyler help teachers guide kids' natural love of play into opportunities for powerful learning that support all areas of the curriculum as well as social-emotional learning.

In our sample you'll find:

  • the book's introduction where the authors remind of us of the importance of play and lay out how they will help you integrate it for maximum instructional effect
  • an example of the "Peek into the Classroom" feature where you'll see exactly how teachers implement play-based learning effectively
  • an example of the tools the authors suggest you create with students to enhance the power of play
  • recommendations for scheduling choice time and recess.