This is a guest post about the benefits of play, written by Jenny Silverstone.
5 Extraordinary Benefits of Playtime
Sticky sap on hands from climbing trees.
Glitter going (and staying!) absolutely everywhere.
Always, the sound of laughter.
Playtime, in all of its various forms, is a hallmark of a happy childhood. However, in today’s fast-paced society children often lose the time they need to play. Some may wonder if playtime is truly a “big deal” and has any sort of positive effect on children as they grown.
The answer is a resounding yes! Playtime has many extraordinary benefits to help children in their physical, mental, and emotional development. Here are just five benefits of play.