Time Article About Play
Article about free play
"The Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development and Maintaining Strong Parent-Child Bonds"https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/119/1/182
Kids and Screen Time
On average, children in the US ages 8-12 spend 4-6 hours a day watching or using screens, and teens spend up to 9 hours. This article explores some of the negative impacts of digital use and digital play and emphasizes the importance of the role of physical playtime in a child’s development. Play allows children to explore their environment physically, mentally, and socially, as they learn to interact with parents and friends, objects, and physical development such as, such as balance. https://www.otdude.com/ot-practice/digital-play-vs-traditional-play-for-children/
Why do we stop playing?
We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. George Bernard Shaw
New Toddler Toy Box!
New Toddler Toy Box