passive play

passive play

play in which a person does not participate actively. For younger children such activity may include watching and listening to others, observing other children or animals, listening to stories, or looking at pictures. Older children are passively entertained by games and toys that require concentration and intellectual skill, such as chess, reading, listening to music, or watching television. Compare active play.
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Far too often in recent weeks, maybe even months, Cardiff have made things too easy for their opponents, with sluggish starts or passages of passive play.
Nearly one-third of the play time of children in the UAE and other GCC countries is spent on passive play habits, which is creating a definite imbalance in their development pattern, said respondents.
Out of their total free time, 70-80 per cent of children spend 1/3rd of their playtime in passive play habits, 55-65 per cent of children spend only 1/4th of their time in physical play while only 20-28 per cent of children spend as little as 1/10th of their playtime in creative and role play activities.
Murray had no choice but to try to hit winners - 34 of them - to shorten the points and the German played into his hands by mixing passive play with errors.
The fourth seed had no choice but to try to hit winners - 34 of them - to shorten the points and the German played into Murray's hands by mixing passive play with errors.
However, if you hold chips that represent a stack significantly below average, the time has come to scrap passive play and employ an aggressive style.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UCLA's Caldwell concerned about passive play in Pac-10 final defeat.
Rondo blamed his passive play for Boston's Game 1 loss, but he bounced back last night to collect 15 points, 11 rebounds and 18 assists for his third triple-double, tying Larry Bird's club record for most in one postseason.
However, if you hold chips that represent a below average stack the time has come to scrap passive play and employ an aggressive style.
Separate play areas should be created where the robust play of older children will not interfere with the passive play of younger ones.
Traditional toys like dolls, by their very nature, demand active rather than passive play, with the child using their own imagination.
Coventry are looking for a double and the reason they didn't get one against Worcester last week, they believe, was not unconnected to their rather passive play in the scrummage when they packed eight to Worcester's seven.

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