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Key Parenting Tips to Encourage More Play Time

It may surprise you to learn that children who don’t play enough are more likely to do worse in school. Focusing too much on homework without adequate rest can actually lead to lower grades.

It’s important to encourage play time and help your kids find a balanced approach to life.

Use these strategies:

  1. Build play time into the day. Today’s children can be overscheduled to the maximum. They have school, ballet, tutoring, sports, and other activities that keep them busy. However, they also need play time and the chance to be kids.

  • Instead of scheduling every minute of your child’s day with enriching activities, build time into the day for them to play freely.

  • Play time that isn’t structured or regulated is important for