13. June 2012
We always knew it: Our playgrounds improve physical condition and intelligence!
“Good play is play that involves physical activity, creativity, spontaneity, exploration and social interaction. It engages the body in fine and gross motor development and the mind in negotiations, autonomous thinking, problem solving, imagination and flexibility”, says Dr. Joe Frost, professor emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin and a leading expert in children’s play.
The article in Landscape Architecture Specifier News discusses the benefits of outdoor play.