Why free play matters and how to encourage it | MNN – Mother Nature Network

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Play Is Essential for Child Development:

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          One of the serious problems of our society is that we have kept our children from the development that comes only though free play. We have problems in schools because a critical element of human development is missing from children’s experiences. This post from the Mother Nature Network should be read by every parent everywhere!

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“Parents may feel the need to protect and schedule, but experts say our kids learn more when we get out of the way as they play.”

Source: Why free play matters and how to encourage it | MNN – Mother Nature Network

Courtesy of the Ohio Montessori Alliance

Courtesy of the Ohio Montessori Alliance

Courtesy of Educate Inquire Change

Courtesy of Educate Inquire Change

The Creative Apothecary Believes that Play is Essential for Every Child!

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