Prescription for Play: AAP Report
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Prescription for Play
It’s all natural, easy to find, fun to take and totally addictive in a good way. It’s called “real play” and that American Academy of Pediatrics encourages kids to do more of it.
A 2018 AAP report makes it clear: “Play is brain building, a central part of healthy child development, a key to executive function skills, and a buffer against the negative impacts of stress. Furthermore, play builds the bond between parent and child.”
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Link to this blog post. It includes more details about this activity and tips for parents. https://mcm.org/prescription-for-happy-and-healthy-kids-play/
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