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This article from tells about how playtime has been declining but how important play is for the health and development of your child. Play improves the ability to plan, organize and socialize. It creates social bonds and helps academically. As another benefit, playtime helps cope with stress. It’s important to include play with both parents and peers. It recommends looking for quality child care or preschool programs that include learning through play. The article includes age specific ideas for learning through play. Read in this article from The Power of Play: How Fun and Games Help Children Thrive