Play is work to children. They want to use their senses to discover and explore. They want to figure out what something does or how it can be used. Think of it as “biology with a lab.” They don’t even want an adult’s help.
For those of you with children or who work with them, you know this to be true. Children are often saying to their adults: “No” or “I can do it myself.”
Through play, children develop a love of learning. They are the facilitators of their own education. This is essential to becoming a lifelong learner.
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