The Four Secrets of Playtime That Foster Creative Kids

“There is a myth, common in American culture, that work and play are entirely separate activities. I believe they are more entwined than ever before. As the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget once said, “Play is the answer to how anything new comes about.” A playful mind thrives on ambiguity, complexity, and improvisation—the very things needed to innovate and come up with creative solutions to the massive global challenges in economics, the environment, education, and more.”

… these lines you find in an article by Laura Seargeant Richardson, Frog Design
She says “Our world is increasingly filled with play that makes kids passive consumers instead of active creators. ” And she presents ideas on how to change that. Please click on the screenshot below for the whole article, it’s worth a good read and it’s worth considering in all its implications!

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