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free play advice from 75 years ago

“Our adult world owes children many apologies, but one it owes more than any other. The special apology for having intruded on their play.” ~ Katherine Glover and Evelyn Dewer In a book first published in 1939, Lillian de Lissa … Continue reading

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Play is like oxygen

“When we lack that feeling of lightness in what we do it should be taken as a warning sign. It should be as alarming as chest pain or shortness of breath when we climb stairs, a high blood sugar reading, … Continue reading

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play deficits

Stuart Brown notes that: “There is laboratory evidence that there is a play deficit much like the well-documented sleep deficit. And just as a sleep deficit generates a need for extra ‘rebound’ sleep to catch up, laboratory research shows that … Continue reading

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