Play, the Essence of Child Development:
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The foundation of my book in progress Shaping Lives, Transforming Communities: Creative Expression in the Dance of Life is that all human development emerges from the intersections among playing, making, and knowing. Children need time for play and exploration outdoors, time that is unfortunately too restricted or not there at all for most kids today.
Today’s post is a thoughtful and insightful essay by John Lee of Allandale Farm in Brookline, Massachusetts. Pass it on to all the parents in your life.
The images are form publications of Tara Books, a wonderful and creative publishing company in India.
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“Enough with schedules and choreographed commitments. Summers, afternoons and weekends are for creative play and exploration.”
The Creative Apothecary Believes in the Power of Play in children’s Lives!