Let the Children Play, It's Good for Them! by Alison Gropnik, smithsonianmag: Children who were better at pretending could reason better about counterfactuals—they were better at thinking about different possibilities. And thinking about possibilities plays a crucial role in the latest understanding about how children learn. #Play #Learning #Kids
Scientists Say Child's Play Helps Build A Better Brain
Deion Jefferson, 10, and Samuel Jefferson, 7, take turns climbing and jumping off a stack of old tires at the Berkeley Adventure Playground in California. The playground is a half-acre park with a junkyard feel where kids are encouraged to "play wild."