I read with growing dismay about a survey today suggesting that UK parents are suffering a crisis of confidence when it comes to playing with their children.
Almost half of 2,000 parents questioned said they would welcome expert help on how to play.
Some 13% felt anxious about play, while 17% admitted buying toys and video games for their children to take the pressure off themselves, it revealed.
Play campaigner Adrian Voce called on the government to develop a national play strategy
Here is an article I wrote about The Importance Of Play
I’d like to introduce you to my wonderful friend Gill Connell who is a play expert from New Zealand – her articles on play are just wonderful and they will inspire you so go and say hello to Gill and explore her wonderful site Moving Smart