Did you know that pediatricians are so concerned about the decline of brain- and body-boosting play that they are prescribing play for children?
The American Academy of Pediatrics released a clinical report “The Power of Play: A Pediatric Role in Enhancing Development in Young Children,” highlighting the numerous benefits that play provides for children. Read it here.
Be prepared to be wowed by this 7-year-old girl's explanation of early brain development, and the importance of play and adult-child interaction.
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