Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Research Article: Comparing Fathers' Physical and Toy Play and Links to Child Behaviour: An Exploratory Study

Authors
Jennifer St George (University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales)
Richard Fletcher (Family Action Centre, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales)

Kerrin Palazzi (University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales)

Paper Highlights

  • Fathers play with children is important to their relationship and the child’s development
  • Fathers’ rough-and-tumble play is associated with children’s emotional and behavioural functioning and self-regulation.
  • Fathers’ toy-play is associated with self-regulation.

DOI: 10.1002/icd.1958

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