USA: Tid för lek minskar i förskolorna

Forskare i USA varnar: Utökat utrymme för lektioner och tester i läsning och matematik i förskolan sker bekostnad av barnens spontana lek.

On a typical day, kindergartners in Los Angeles and New York City spend four to six times as long being instructed and tested in literacy and math (two to three hours per day) as in free play or "choice time" (30 minutes or less).

Kindergarten playtime disappears, raising alarm on children's learning and health, [Alliance for childhood] ...

Crisis in the kindergarten. why children need to play in school, [Alliance for childhood] ...

Changes in Children's Pretend Play Over Two Decades [tandfonline.com] ...