Is there anything more joyful than the sound of children playing? The happiness on their faces and the sound of bliss in their voices show how much children enjoy playing and interacting with friends in their community. Often school and community playgrounds are the foundation of friendships that last for years. Lasting friendships are not the only benefit of games and playgrounds.
Read on to find out more about the benefits of the game. Increased self-esteem, improved cooperation skills, improved critical thinking skills, and a stronger immune system are just some of the important benefits children get from playing. The following sections will detail how play positively affects children emotionally, socially, mentally, and physically. In the 21st century, with our grueling and non-stop family lifestyle, many temptations can keep your kids away from play.
Television, computer games and smartphones are all aimed at capturing much of the attention of children. Advertisers and retailers are increasingly reaching out to toddlers and toddlers in an attempt to convince them or their parents to buy new electronic products. In our push for more and more screen time for kids, we are neglecting one of the most important elements of their development: play time.