Why we promote playing:
Recent research has found that recreational and physical activities have a lasting effect on childrens’ mental and physical development. Why? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “engaging in safe, stable and nurturing active imaginative play, also known as pretend play, is essential for the advancement of executive functioning skills and life course trajectories.”
Playing as a skill booster:
To sum it up, when children play, they work on different skill sets that impact their early-stage development. It is why we consider it an essential and very important part of their day-to-day lives.