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Health Critics of America are constantly saying how children need more exercise to prevent obesity yet schools keep cutting the time of recess for children Soon children will have no recess at all Preschools are even debating over play time while many argue that play is a vital part in childrens growth and development and also learning Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers Neighborhood said Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learningThey have to play with what they know to be true in order to find out more and then they can use what they learn in new forms of play Based on observation children learn best through play and need to be physically active at some point in the day If schools take play away children will become rambunctious and will not be able to focus as well in the classroomPlay is very important because there are so many things that children can gain from it whether they are in preschool or the third grade Many skills are mastered through play especially at the preschool age Some of these skills include physical social and literacy When playing children tend to do a lot of socialization and this will help them later on in life It gets them used to talking to different kinds of people and not just their friends they are able to make new friends Children also practice language achieve knowledge learn concepts master skills and behaviors and enhance their self-esteem during play Children also develop self- confidence when they are allowed to make their own decisions which usually happen s in free play Teachers usually praise them and encourage them and this makes children feel good about themselves One of the greatest things that children gain from play though is life skills While playing they are learning how to take care of themselves and others For example if they play house they gain an understanding of the roles
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