The Science of Play
Dig into the research and you’ll see:
Play is not only fun, it’s seriously beneficial.
Children Often Too Busy to Play, Survey of Parents Finds
American Academy of Pediatrics: Decline in recess
Melissa and Doug and Gallup: Time to Play
A Mandate for Playful Learning
Alliance for Childhood and the U.S. Play Coalition: Improving Children’s Health through Play
American Academy of Pediatrics: The Power of Play
Megan Gunnar and the “war on play”
World Health Organization: Less Screen Time, More Play
American Academy of Pediatrics: Importance of Play
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