Child, Youth, and Family Studies, Department of


Date of this Version

January 1995


Published in Journal of Moral Education 24:1 (1995), pp. 80–81. Copyright © 1995 Carfax Publishing Company; used by permission.


You Can't Say You Can't Play recounts a teacher's attempts to undo the habit of exclusion in her kindergarten classroom. In this case, the exclusion that has come to concern her is that which arises when certain children are consistently rejected from entering the other children's play.