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12 Childrens’ Books on Play

Childrens' Books on Play. Sometimes, all the motivation a child needs, to get outside and play, is a good Children's' book on play. The list below can accomplish just that purpose and more as well.  We explore play from various perspectives in the books selected. Just One More Game by Martha Hamlett This story hits [...]

By | 2018-05-16T07:09:28+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Announcement, Play|0 Comments

Head Start Body Start in Body Building?

Sounds like a tiny tot gym for aspiring World Body Builders like California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, but instead it is a new federal program aimed at giving preschoolers a head start on future healthy behaviors and generally good health. The new center called the National Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play  AKA Head Start Body [...]

By | 2017-12-27T14:42:17+00:00 December 6th, 2012|Featured Articles, Play|0 Comments

Why Play? The Importance of Play

  Play is the brain's favorite way to learn. For the generation of Americans that lived by the daily adage, “you must come inside when the street lights come on,” the importance of play was intuitive and occurred naturally in the course of everyday American life. Baby boomers recite the street light regulation [...]

By | 2017-12-27T14:42:30+00:00 August 23rd, 2012|Featured Articles, Play|0 Comments

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