Of course, there will be times when children playing alone do become frustrated, but the quiet environment will mean that they are able to deal with the problem calmly as opposed to lashing out at others.
Right now, at this very moment, there are millions of children all over the world who are preparing for exams. Many of which will be feeling nervous about the impending scrutiny of their abilities. Read an inspirational letter of a Singapore principle to help you deal with stress and pressure.
Read a letter from a Nanny where she shares her amazing experience and how much easier her job is just because she feels appreciated by her employers.
There is a power in playtime that perhaps has been previously overlooked. It may look like leisure time, but when children are building dens, fighting imaginary monsters or playing house, they’re actually developing important life skills — and preparing their brains for the challenges of adulthood.