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Creativity and Play:
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Amabile, 1 (1989). Growing up creative: Nurturing a lifetime of creativity. New York: Crown.

Bergen, D. (Ed.). (1988). Play as a medium for learning and development: A handbook of theory and practice. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Chenfeld, M. B. (1983). Creative activities for young children. (2nd ed.) New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Church, E. B., & Miller, K. (1990). Learning through play: Blocks: A practical guide for teaching young children. New York: Scholastic.

Gardner, H. (1980). Artful scribbles: The significance of children's drawings. New York: Basic Books.

Hartley, R. E., Frank, L. K., & Goldenson, R. M. (1962). Understanding children's play. New York: Columbia University Press.

Hereford, N. J., & Schall, J. (Eds.). (1991). Learning through play: Art: A practical guide for teaching young children. New York: Scholastic.

Isenberg, J. P., & Jalongo, M. R. (1993). Creative expression and play in the early childhood curriculum. New York: Merrill/ Prentice Hall.

Jones, E., & Reynolds, G. (1992). The play's the thing: Teachers' roles in children's play. New York: Teachers College Press.

Linder, T. W. (1993). Transdisciplinary play-based intervention: Guidelines for developing a meaningful curriculum for young children. Baltimore, MD: Paul Brookes.

Miller, S. A. (1994). Learning through play: Sand, water, clay & wood. New York: Scholastic.

Nourot, P. M., & Van Hoorn, J. L. (1991). Research in review: Symbolic play in preschool and primary settings. Young children, 46(6), 40-50.

Roopnarine, J. L., Johnson, J. E., & Hooper, E H. (Eds.). (1994). Children's play in diverse cultures. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

Sheridan, M.K., Foley, G.M., & Radlinski, S.H. (1995). Using the supportive play model: Individualized intervention in early childhood practice. New York: Teachers College Press.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.). (1988). The nature of creativity: Contemporary psychological perspectives. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.

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