For many parents, a constructive use of time is top of mind for their children. We adults may immediately think about our ability to balance responsibilities, multi-task and achieve goals as a way of using our time constructively. But to the developing child an important element to constructive use of time is to foster brain growth. How can we do this?
Create opportunities for free play time. Play time, well that is easy enough, right?
Did you know there is a whole methodology behind childhood play time? How this is so imperative it can actually stunt brain development if these natural needs of a child are not met? This statement has the potential to sound outrageous.
Often, adults say that children need to learn work skills; they need to learn responsibility and the value of hard work and well I don’t disagree, what I do know is that these skills can be learned during free play.
That’s what this guide explores.