How spontaneous, imaginative activities lead to happier, healthier children

February 21, 2007

Remember when kids used to have time to play – time to actually go outside, make up games and really play? According to our guest this hour, Dr. David Elkind, play has a “central role in [the] healthy intellectual, social, and emotional development” of children. His latest book is “the power of play: how spontaneous, imaginative activities lead to happier, healthier children” (Da Capo Life Long, 2007).


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