Five benefits of Play with Children
Play is the highest form of research!
genius Albert Einstein gives playtime the green light.
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. With new research coming to light about the benefits of play, let’s take a closer look at how carving out daily playtime can be invaluable in your child’s development.
Perhaps above all, playtime is where the fondest of childhood memories are formed. It’s vital that children are given the freedom to let their imaginations run wild and have plenty of fun in the process. As a parent, playtime allows you to marvel at the depth of your child’s creativity and curiosity. As Joseph Chilton Pearce once said “Play is the royal road to childhood happiness and adult brilliance”, and at Great British Nannies we couldn’t agree more.
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