Bookmarked Let them play! Kids need freedom from play restrictions to develop (The Conversation)

Children need to play and discover the world for themselves without too much restriction. Here are some ways we can enhance children’s opportunities to do this.

Brendon Hyndman highlights the benefits of ‘play’ in and out of school. One suggestion includes providing spaces with loose play equipment. This is somethingΒ Narissa Leung,Β Adrian CammΒ and John Johnston have touched upon, through the use of objects, such as old bricks and crates. Sometimes the biggest challenge is getting out of the way.