Play. Fun. Joy. These are the pillars of Improv 2 Improve. After years of guiding children through navigating bullying, trauma, sadness, academic challenges, language barriers and many other human struggles, we have found one tool that enables children to begin to grow and learn from all of these challenges: play!
Here at i2i, joy LOVES company! So we are always thrilled when we find out that others have found that same profoundly important key in helping children. Pentagon Play knows this as well as we do. Read their article to learn more about why play is so important and download a free game when you’re done!
“Learning through play appears to be a simple notion but has profound meaning.
It helps children make sense of the world around them through discovery, allowing them to develop cognitively, socially, emotionally and physically.
The importance of play has been studied by various psychologists and scientists for over a century.
Jean Piaget (1962) was the first psychologist to make the systematic study of children’s cognitive development.
Piaget viewed play as integral to the development of intelligence in children. His theory of play argues that as the child matures, their environment and play should encourage further cognitive and language development.”
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