Importance of Playing

by - 2/09/2009

Scientific American magazine has a good article on why it is so important for children to have free, imaginative play.

Bullet points from the top of article:

  • Childhood play is crucial for social, emotional and cognitive ­development.
  • Imaginative and rambunctious “free play,” as opposed to games or structured activities, is the most essential type.
  • Kids and animals that do not play when they are young may grow into anxious, socially maladjusted adults.
Read more here - http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=the-serious-need-for-play
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