Giving children time for free play helps them develop valuable life skills and build a foundation for learning.
Experts dive into how play supports growth and learning in developing children. According to a story aired on NPR's Innovation Hub, play is a powerful tool that children unknowingly use to establish important life skills.
Free play is an important part of the day in our Children's Garden. Our play-based curriculum for Children's Garden students helps to expand executive functioning skills through both gently guided activities and teacher-led engagement.
Hear the full article on The Innovation Hub's blog site:http://blogs.wgbh.org/innovation-hub/2020/6/12/whats-missing-childhood-today/
This story aired on NPR on June 12, 2020.