Research shows that children learn through play. Playing is a key part of healthy brain development as it encourages children to use their imagination while helping develop their physical, cognitive, and emotional skills. It is also an important part of how little ones discover and interact with the world around them.
This week's vlog post features Martha Kebhart, Director of the Children's Learning Center at FSW, explaining why play is so important for young children.
For more information on how play promotes healthy child development and strengthens parent-child bonds, check out this article from AAP Publications.