Metamorphosis: Play, Spirituality and the Animal

  title={Metamorphosis: Play, Spirituality and the Animal},
  author={Jane Bone},
Animal- and bird-becoming is an aspect of play as metamorphosis connected to spirituality in early childhood settings. The reconceptualisation of play presented here is supported by research that explored the spiritual experiences of young children in different early childhood contexts. Qualitative case study research carried out in Aotearoa New Zealand included children, teachers and families. The concept of ‘everyday spirituality’ that emerged from this inquiry is informed by post-structural… CONTINUE READING