Posts Tagged ‘recess’

Are Kids Forgetting How to Play?

Lack of unstructured outdoor play is affecting children’s development, says expert Outdoor play is vital for childhood development.  The Epoch Times has more: Play has been called “the business of childhood,” but with an increasing lack of free, unstructured time outdoors, kids are simply forgetting how to play, says an Ontario teacher consultant. In the not-too-distant past, it was common…

Lingo Likes: Playworks!

Play is vital for childhood development and a precious instrument in creating a more positive school atmosphere. We sent Lingo on a journey through the web to find the best websites for kids that promote play. Upon our mascot’s return, we were lucky to learn about Playworks. Here’s more information about them from their website: “Playworks is a national nonprofit…