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Recreation in the Elementary and the High School


by Weaver W. Pangburn - 1937

In recreation young people are eager, open-minded, inquiring, impressionable, and emotionally receptive. Games, camp life, orchestras, choruses, arts and crafts groups, dramatics, and other recreations are 'character situations' of the first importance. He who enters a child's recreational life with understanding and skill finds him responsive to guidance. Facts and ideas associated with play frequently stick in the memory for a lifetime. In fact, recreational experience comprises the subject matter of reminiscence among persons of every degree of education and culture.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 36, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 38 Number 10, 1937, p. 247-256
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21379, Date Accessed: 8/8/2020 8:18:34 PM

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