Play Advice Articles

Here are a range of articles covering play advice in the media by Dr Amanda Gummer:

 

 

15th May 2015

smallish-magazine-logo

Play: The Laid-Back Parents’ Guide

Dr Amanda Gummer’s debut book, Play, is the highlight of this article where Dr Gummer discusses the importance of play and the beneficial skills that children inherit and develop through active play.

Dr-Amanda-Gummer-Child-Development-Book-Play

 


 

4th May 2015

the-telegraph-logo

Play comes first for today’s Dads

Dr Amanda Gummer highlights the importance of outdoor play and why children and dads alike prefer this type of play.

dad-playing-with-children-outdoors

 


 

16th April 2015

 

UK-mums-tv-logo

The Importance of Game-Playing for all the Family

Dr Gummer shares her thoughts on why playing games is beneficial for families who play together and what children can learn from playing in a group

Family playing board game at home

 


 

4th Nov 2014

toy-news-logo-2

Playing Serious (page 52)

Dr Gummer explains why Play is serious play is no longer an Oxymoron

girl-playing-outdoors

 


 

10th July 2014

toy-news-logo-2

What makes a ‘Healthy’ Play Diet? 

Dr Gummer discusses the importance of a healthy, balanced play diet for Children the benefits that arise from this.

 kids-playing-in-tree

 


 

22nd May 2014

my-baba-logo

Dr Amanda Gummer on Boredom 

Dr Gummer explains why boredom can be beneficial for children

 girl-astonished-surprised

 


 

 May 2014

 primary-times-logo

The Secret to a Successful Life?

Dr Gummer reveals how Imagination is vital to a child’s development

 child-building-with-toy-blocks