Sep 20, 2013

Children today are cossetted and pressured in equal measure. Without the freedom to play they will never truly grow up

The play deficit
If we love our children and want them to thrive, we must allow them more time and opportunity to play, not less. Yet policymakers and powerful philanthropists are continuing to push us in the opposite direction — toward more schooling, more testing, more adult direction of children, and less opportunity for free play.

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