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Play and gender

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Briefing

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01.02.2020

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Play and gender

Author: Ali Wood
Date: February 2020

This information sheet is for playworkers and other practitioners with a responsibility for children’s play.

It explores the gender differences in the ways children play and looks at how practitioners can support them in experiencing the broadest opportunities for play in various settings. It also features tips for playworkers to help support children’s play.

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