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I really am growing very tired of the constant over-emphasis, in the proclamations of adults in general, that ‘play aids children’s learning’, or variations on the theme (‘play reduces obesity’, ‘play aids social skills’, ‘play teaches children right from wrong’, and so on). 1,330 more words
At our playground there is a 7 year old girl who fiercely defends her independence, even when she is really struggling with something.
She loves going to the very few places on the playground that children aren’t allowed to go; up stairs in the building which is currently used for storage and is out of bounds, round the back of the building and up the big wood pile. 723 more words
As unanimously expressed by playworkers who I have so far read, or heard, to relay an opinion, last Friday’s media declaration of the UK general election results was somewhat sobering: five more years of Conservative (Tory) rule. 1,168 more words