Explore the Power of Play
What’s So Great about Play? Play builds brains.
When kids play, they grow the skills they need to thrive at home, in school and everywhere else.
Play is most powerful when a child takes the lead.
- Having a good time
- Exploring freely
- Showing interest
- Moving and thinking
You can enhance your child’s playtime by practicing a few simple tips:
Let Kids Explore Freely
Focus on the Process
View Mistakes as Opportunities
The Powers of Play!
Showing grit and persisting when the going gets tough
Challenging assumptions and generating ideas
Testing ideas, making adjustments and drawing conclusions
Showing compassion and valuing others’ contributions
Listening, understanding and expressing thoughts
Building endurance, maintaining balance and moving with precision
Sensing how to act, coping with confusion and adapting
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