Play Schools

Buildings that house children's schools with facilities and structured program activities devoted to play, often convening only in the summer; established as an emergency measure during World War I; used both as places for children of working parents and as places for parents and teachers to study the playing habits of children.

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play schools
play school
schools, play
escuelas de verano Spanish
escuela de verano Spanish
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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006596. The J. Paul Getty Trust.