Power of playful learning

The benefits of children playing with their peers instead of on smart devices.

Posted: Jun 11, 2019 10:46 PM
Updated: Jun 11, 2019 10:46 PM

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every turn. before the social media era... kids likely went straight to playing outside after school to entertain themselves. but with technology... there are more options than ever for kids to distract themselves. a recent gallup poll concludes kids spend an average of 18á pointá 6 hours of their free time playing on screens compared to 10á pointá 6 hours of outside play. the minnesota children's museum in rochester and a physician from mayo clinic are teaming up to talk about why it's important to prioritize the power of play for "have interactive play with other children of different adversities, learn from each other because it really helps cognitive skills, developmental skills and language skills." sleep duration for kids is also negatively impacted by their amount of media
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