Children learn through play. Isn’t it wonderful? As they have fun, they’re developing skills and learning about the world around them.
Here are some of the reasons why play time matters for your kids.
1. Learning about the World
Give a child a cardboard box, and you’ll see creative play at work! A cardboard box may have a lot to teach someone so young. The box reinforces shapes and how they act (boxes don’t roll, for instance; they have a limited capacity; cardboard tears under too much weight, etc.). And a simple toy like a box stimulates a child’s imagination.