The Decline of Play

A good read in Tuesday's Washington Post on the value of play for young children. All the more reason to get your preschooler outside and involved in nature!

"The Decline of Play in Preschoolers - and the Rise in Sensory Issues"
Washington Post, 09.01.15

As parents and teachers strive to provide increasingly organized learning experiences for children (as I had once done), the opportunities for free play – especially outdoors is becoming less of a priority. Ironically, it is through active free play outdoors where children start to build many of the foundational life skills they need in order to be successful for years to come.

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