"The next time you begin to worry that your children are 'just playing' instead of learning, remember that play is exploration, discovery, research, and experiment. Your children are testing theories, revising ideas- always learning." ~Susan Wight
"Play is the occupation of children. It is what allows them to grow emotionally, intellectually, and socially. Play teaches children how the world works and how they fit into it." - Schaefer & DiGeronimo
Research has supported time and time again the power of play. Play builds physical, intellectual, and social-emotional skills. Children communicate and learn by engaging in self-motivated, pretend play.
Application: During play time remove all electronics and allow your...
Every time the importance of #play gets media coverage my heart swells. This interview shares important insights about the value of outdoors play for our kiddos. Can't wait to read Dr. Scott Sampson's "How to Raise a Wild Child."