The Use of Play in Christian Education

From: Volume VI, Issue 2: Winter 1986 Pages 26-33


This article reports on the possible use of play in Christian education at a preschool level. Following a review of the literature, an application of play-training utilizing church roles in described, and the data resulting is analyzed. Results suggest that preschoolers tend to improve in their performance of church roles through such intervention, particularly when an adult enacts the roles during training. Further application, such as acting out Bible stories, is described.



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