Have you ever thought about the importance of kids’ play? I have not until recently… The play is a cherished part of childhood that offers children important developmental benefits and parents the opportunity to fully engage with their children. However, multiple forces are interacting to effectively reduce many children’s ability to reap the benefits of play. In this short reflection you will find a vignette about the preschool play and my attempt to demonstrate the value of play, and advocate play as a way of promoting social and emotional skills for our youngsters.
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