Why Free Play Is the Best Summer School – The Atlantic

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     The Atlantic often publishes articles that support the strong presence of the arts and play in our society. This essay from two years ago is still pertinent today, especially as we are in the early days of summer. Young people need the opportunity for free play as they grow and mature. Rethink the plans you may have for your children for the summer.

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“The more time children spend in structured, parent-guided activities, the worse their ability to work productively towards self-directed goals.”

Source: Why Free Play Is the Best Summer School – The Atlantic

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