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...

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...

Play Generates Possibilities

Play’s purpose is to generate more possibilities for play….the core difference between creativity and play is that, while creativity  produces artifacts, play produces possibilities. Play makes creativity possible while creativity manifests possibility into...