A Nation Of Wimps | Quote 00717

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A great deal of play has been taken out of childhood. Over forty thousand U.S. schools no longer even have recess. But play is actually critical to healthy development, a biological imperative for higher animals. It sharpens and limbers intelligence. It is the only activity that directly prepares people for dealing with life’s unpredictability. Delay play and you delay adulthood.

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Hara Estroff Marano


A Nation Of Wimps

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