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The Play Deficit

The lack of play is causing innumerable issues in children today.  Considering that play promotes intellectual, physical, and social benefits, children devoid of play are missing out on aspects that are vital to their health and growth. Ample research highlights the problems of play-deprivation, including low levels of creativity and poorly developed abilities for problem-solving and socializing.  But the problems don’t end there… A lack of play causes a severe decrease in social skills, resiliency, and the ability »