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Return of Play

Posted by: Rhonda July 11, 2017

“I felt like a birdwatcher that had spotted a rare species,” relates Joan Almon after recently observing some young boys playing outdoors on a small street in Baltimore. “Most astonishing was that there were no adults visible.”

After decades of steady decline, it’s hard to believe that play is experiencing a resurgence. But Almon, a nationally known advocate for childhood, reports that “play is on the rise again.”

What is fueling this revival? Find out here.