Why indeed? Consider these scenarios.
As parents, we love to teach our children. But any educator can tell you that humans learn best when they discover for themselves. And since children learn through play, interrupting our child`s play to teach them not only reduces their curiosity and excitement about learning, it lessens the joy that the child experiences from independent play.
That`s because we`re teaching our children a lesson that we never intended: We`re the experts on play, just as on everything else. We have the good ideas. To play the "right" way, they need us to play with them. We, the adults, are in charge of play. (Ridiculous, right?)...more
Kathleen Notes: Kids need to learn how to soothe and occupy themselves as a necessary life skill.
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