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Toys and play with everyday materials

Author: Sudarshan Khanna; Gita Wolf; Anushka Ravishankar; Priya Sundram
Publisher: Chennai : Tara, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than ever in the past, now it is necessary to bring in the possibility of free, unstructured, and open ended play to children. We can create opportunities for other kinds of play -- such as through the toys in this book, based on so-called folk toys, created by small-time artisans from all over India. A child who makes these toys needs to handle physical material intelligently -- an important sense to restore  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Junior
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sudarshan Khanna; Gita Wolf; Anushka Ravishankar; Priya Sundram
ISBN: 9383145579 9789383145577
OCLC Number: 1020623465
Notes: Previous edition: published as Toys and tales with everyday materials.
Description: 111 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Toys that make noise --
Toys that dance --
Toys that play tricks --
Toys that move with the wind --
Toys that need skill --
About play.
Other Titles: Toys and tales with everyday materials
Responsibility: Sudarshan Khanna, Gita Wolf, Anushka Ravishankar and Priya Sundram.

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How to make a range of toys based on the folk playthings created by small-time artisans across India. Restores the sense of physical material and unstructured play an increasingly virtual world...  Read more...

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