Play nourishes every aspect of children’s development – it forms the foundation of intellectual, social, physical, and emotional skills
necessary for success in school and in life. Play “paves the way for learning”.

Canadian Council on Learning (Early Childhood Learning Knowledge Centre), “Let the Children Play: Nature’s Answer to Early Learning”, Lessons in Learning (Ottawa: CCL, 2006), p. 2

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