Healthy Mind Platter – Playtime

When we allow ourselves to be spontaneous or creative, playfully enjoying novel experiences, we help make new connections in the brain. Adults also benefit from play as it makes the brain younger, relieves stress, and improves relationships and connections to other.


According to Bob Hughes, (play theorist in the UK) there are 16 types of Play. Below are a few examples.


Division 6 – This week, write a comment or send me a photo of how you got your daily intake of playtime.

Fun activities:

Vancouver Public Library is doing a bookface contest until May 11th. See example:

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems. He has about 9 episodes on Youtube.

Make Fairy Soup. It’s not only for toddlers and preschoolers.


Dear Families,

Check out the information, video, a link and articles below for more ideas on play and how to create play opportunities for children.  Click the images to get to the article.



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