Websites: For Researchers, Librarians, & Educators

Play & Developmental Stages by the Child Development Institute:
Briefly describes each developmental stage--Birth to 18 Months, 18 Months to 3 Years, 3 to 6 Years, 6 to 9 Years, and 9 to 14 Years--and types of activities that might be enjoyed. There are additional links provided on other play and learning topics.

Play Together by ilovelibraries:
"As technology has evolved, so has the library. In addition to classic board games, “gaming” at the library means Wii™ for all ages and early literacy stations with computer games for young children. Playing together builds bonds, not to mention hours of fun."

Play and Children's Learning by National Association for the Education of Young Children:
“Read about the latest research on play, play based learning, why play is an important part of children's learning and development, the role of play in the classroom and ideas to share with families."