Spring time is finally here and with the warmer weather starting to brighten up our day it makes it time to get outside and play. There are so many benefits from keeping your kids active and allowing them to be social! Do you know or have a child that has been diagnosed with ADHD? Studies have proved that having free play where children can run and play by using their imaginations play fighting and wrestling actually help develop the deficient area of the brain that has been linked to ADHD.
Get the kids out ant let them play as much as possible. This really helps them develop skills that they will continue to perfect and build off of.
Problem solving is a vital skill that can really be encouraged throughout free play. It is important to be able to understand situations, think about them, and solve the problem without much trouble. Learning this skill at an early age really gives kids the upper hand on real life situations at home or at school. Problem solving often involves taking other people’s feelings into consideration and being able to meet in the middle when there is conflict. Problem solving can also be critical thinking while playing a game of tag, hide and seek, cowboys and Indians, and any other game you can think of. It can’t be stressed enough, let’s make sure the kids are out playing and enjoying all the warm weather as much as possible!
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