What is it about?
The article discuss a particular LEGO-event in kindergarten (children age 1-3), troubling how teachers might value or devalue chaotic LEGO-play and playfulness. Further the article explores immanent LEGO-potentialities that might be released when LEGO and human body-minds clash through time and space.
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Why is it important?
This paper troubles play and playful behavior in kindergarten, arguing for the return of pure excitement, joy and silliness to fulfill children's 'need to play' in a ever more institutionalized everyday life for children in the Western world.
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This page is a summary of: LEGO intermezzo: Exploring territories of playfulness in kindergarten, Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, July 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1463949119863138.
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