Brain Child: Let the Children Play

Quick link: Let the Children Play


Peter Gray says, “…playing is learning. At play, children learn the most important of life’s lessons, the ones that cannot be taught in school. To learn these lessons well, children need lots of play — lots and lots of it, without interference from adults.”

I used to play in a field and while I’m sure at some point there were adults present, I don’t remember them. Ever. Now, most kids either don’t play outside or if they do, they are highly supervised. What has happened to letting kids play?

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