“Play is the work of the child” – Maria Montessori
“Play is crucial for your child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive growth. It’s your child’s way of learning about his body and the world, and he’ll use all five senses to do it, especially in the first year.” – Baby Center
Play isn’t just for fun, play is how your child learns how to engage with the world. It teaches them social, emotional and problem solving skills that will be beneficial for the rest of their lives.
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Why Slowing Down Stimuli to Real Time Helps a Child’s Brain (Feb, 12th, 2015)
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University of North Carolina’s Abecedarian Early Child Intervention program
Elkin, David. Learning Through Play. Community Playthings May 1, 2009
Gray, Peter The Play Deficit Aeon. September 18, 2013
LiteracyTrust.org, 10 Reasons Why Play Is Important, 26 Jul 2010
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J.P. Isenberg| M. R. Jalongo — Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall, Why is Play Important? Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development, Creative Development, Apr 30, 2014