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Play to the Future

Is the quality and quantity of children’s play changing? How do new electronic and digital technologies affect children at play? How can new technologies provide rich motor and sensory experiences? If play is changing, how will that affect invention?

Watch this video to hear what experts have to say. It might surprise you!

Produced by Hillmann & Carr Inc., Washington, D.C., with additional footage
from the award-winning series, The Promise of Play,
courtesy of Direct Cinema Limited

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My Favorite was...

Barbie and G.I. Joe have as much a chance of stimulating creativity and being educational as the so-called educational toys--depending on how they are used.

George Scarlett, child-development expert

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