This week, Anna Brown and I talk about our theme in the Living Joyfully Network this month, Play! We dive into how integral play is for learning both about the world and about ourselves. We can carry a lot of preconceived notions about play, its value, its place in our lives, even the definition of what it actually is. Broadening our definitions and seeing the many ways play contributes to our growth and the growth of our children is profound.
It was so much fun to explore and reflect upon this important aspect to our unschooling lives!
- How play and learning weave together.
- Ways to support—and engage with—our children’s play.
- Play is a wonderful way to develop self-awareness and process emotions.
- How do you define play—is it bigger than toys and games?
- The dichotomy of work and play.
Things mentioned in the episode
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The Practicing Mind by Thomas M. Sterner
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