Playtime!

A few days ago, Christian called from work and said, “Guess what? I’ve got a researcher who’s saying the same thing you always say.”

“What’s that?” I asked. (As you can probably tell, I say a lot of things. Believe me, I’m even more talkative when I don’t have to type it in first.)

“That kids need unstructured play, and not so many organized activities,” he said.

Check out the finished news release:

http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2009/0622-lowery-playtime-for-kids.php

(excerpt): “…a lack of unstructured playtime might be the reason today’s young adults have trouble with problem-solving or critical thinking.”

Read the release, and then click on the “view all images” link over the right. That’s Alex and his cousin Noah.