Books & Papers
Ceppi, G & Zini, M (1998). Children, spaces, relations: Metaproject for an environment for young children. Reggio Emilia, Italy: Reggio Children Publisher.
Dudek, M. (1996). Kindergarten architecture : Space for the imagination. London: Taylor & Francis.
Clark, A. (2010). Transforming children’s spaces: Children’s and adults participation in designing learning environments .Abingdon: Routledge.
Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1998). Finding flow: The psychology of engagement with everyday life. New York. Basic Books.
Dahlberg, G., Moss, P., & Pence, A. R. (2007). Beyond quality in early childhood education and care: Postmodern perspectives. Oxon: Routledge.
Dewey, J. (1916). Democracy and education. New York: The Macmillan Company.
Dewey, J. (1934). Art as experience. New York: Minton, Balch & Company
Dewey, J. (1938) Experience and education. New York: Collier Books. (Collier edition first published 1963).
Dudek, M. (2005). Children’s spaces. Oxford: Architectural Press.
Hackett, A. (2015) Young Children as Wayfarers: Learning about Place by Moving Through It. Children & Society, 30 (3), 169-179.
Illich, I. (1973). Tools for conviviality. New York: Harper & Row Publishers.
James, A., Jenks, C., & Prout, A. (1998). Theorizing childhood. Cambridge: Polity Press.
James, A. (2013). Socialising children. Hounsmills, Palgrave Macmillan.
Lenz Taguchi, H. (2010). Going Beyond the Theory/Practice Divide in Early Childhood Education: Introducing an Intra-Active Pedagogy, Oxon: Routledge.
Nicholson, S. (1971). How NOT to cheat children – The theory of loose parts. Landscape Architecture, 62, 30-34.
Piscitelli, B., & Penfold, L. (2015). Child‐centered practice in museums: Experiential learning through creative play at the Ipswich Art Gallery. Curator: The Museum Journal, 58(3), 263-280.
Pringle, E. (2009). The artist-led pedagogical process in the contemporary art gallery: Developing a meaning making framework, International Journal of Art & Design Education, 28 (2), 174-182
Reggio Children (2003). Children, art, artists: The expressive languages of children, the artistic language of Alberto Burri. Reggio Emilia, Italy: Reggio Children Publishers.
Reggio Children & Harvard Project Zero (2005). Making learning visible: Children as individual and group learners. Reggio Emilia, Italy: Reggio Children Publications.
Rinaldi, C. (2006). In dialogue with Reggio Emilia: Listening, researching and learning. London: Routledge.
Robinson, K. (2011). Out of our minds: Learning to be creative. London, Capstone.
Sicart, M. (2014). Playful thinking series: Play matters. Cambridge,USA: MIT Press
Thomson, P. (2008). Doing visual research with children and young people. London, New York: Routledge.
Vecchi, V. (2010). Art and creativity in Reggio Emilia: Exploring the role and potential of ateliers in early childhood education, London: Routledge.
Academic Research Centres
Children’s Programmes in Art Galleries, Museums & Community Spaces
Artists & Collaboratives working with young children
Practice.ie – a professional network for artists working children (UK). See ‘Members’ and ‘Artist Interviews’ sections for artist list.
Play Matters (Denmark)