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Kids Need Play and Recess. Their Mental Health May Depend on It.

Categories: Health and Nutrition

From Education Week: “Children’s freedom to play and explore on their own, independent of direct adult guidance and direction, has declined greatly in recent decades. Free play and exploration are, historically, the means by which children learn to solve their own problems, control their own lives, develop their own interests, and become competent in pursuit of their own interests.”