Links to Outside Resources about Play

Moral Landscapes Blog, Dr. Darcia Narvaez

National Wildlife Federation - Naturefind (input your zip code for find nature places in your area)
National Institute for Play
Strong National Museum of Play
Alliance for Childhood
Kaboom!
Head Start, Body Start
Book - Play: How it Shapes the Brain, by Dr. Stuart Brown
(the Takoma Park Maryland Library has a copy of this book)
Book - The Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally, by David Elkind
Bernie DeKoven, funsmith 

 

Local Links: Maryland

Ali Mirsky Mosaics
Mr Gabe Music
Willow Street Yoga Center of Takoma Park and Silver Spring
Contradiction Dance
Great Kids Village
Takoma Park Community Playtime (at Heffner Community Center, 42 Oswego Ave, Takoma Park, 20910) 
All the Right Moves (Montgomery County's chess movement)
Zoony Balloons

 

YouTube Videos

The Importance of Being Playful (Aspen Institute)
SET! card game being played in a math class
How to play the game of SET!
Bean Bag Toss (also called Cornhole Toss)
How to Teach Your Dog to Play Frisbee                                                                                            23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health?