More On Play

More On Play

A dog chasing a ball. Children playing tag. These are examples of what is commonly understood as play. Dogs are perhaps our most unambiguous practitioners of play. They need no excuse to drop into a play bow and start the play rolling. Children in a park will enter...
About PlayLab

About PlayLab

OUR MISSION “To explore and implement play as a generative creative resource for individuals, teams, and organizations.”   PROJECTS A Creator’s Journey Play, Improv & Emergence in Dialogic Processes Accessing Success in Learning...
Inquiry

Inquiry

Play is performative, constitutive of the lives we live.  In play we make-up the life we want and don’t want.  Our lives are living playlabs–approach with curiosity! Play is viewed as being central to creativity and innovation. Yet research on play often...

In Play Object’s Meaning is Separated

In play a child spontaneously makes use of his ability to separate meaningfrom an object without knowing he is doing it, just as he does not know heis speaking in prose but talks without paying attention to the words.(Vygotsky, 1978, p....

Proyer’s Play Forms

Playfulness: Proyer’s (2015) OLIW: other-directed, lighthearted, intellectual, whimsical Proyer’s new structural model of playfulness consists of four facets: Other-directed (O) enjoying to play with others; using ones playfulness to make social relations...