Children, parents and ECEC teachers’ perceptions of Play

This was a cross-cultural project exploring children, parents and ECEC teachers’ perceptions of the pheomenon play in different countries and cultures. Several countries completed similar data collections consisting of interviews with 20 children, 20 mothers and 5 ECEC teachers. The project initiative was from Pamukkale University, Turkey.


Ivrendi, A., Cevher-Kalburan, N., Sandseter, E. B. H., Storli, R., & Sivertsen, A. H. (2019). Children, mothers, and preschool teachers’ perceptions of play: Findings from Turkey and Norway. Journal of Early Childhood Studies, 3(1), 32-54. 

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