January 07, 2011
The New York Times reports:
"Sarah Wilson was speaking proudly the other day when she declared: “My house is a little messy.”
Ms. Wilson has embraced a growing movement to restore the sometimes-untidy business of play to the lives of children. Her interest was piqued when she toured her local elementary school last year, a few months before Benjamin was to enroll in kindergarten. She still remembered her own kindergarten classroom from 1985: it had a sandbox, blocks and toys. But this one had a wall of computers and little desks."
Read "The Movement to Restore Children’s Play Gains Momentum" by Hillary Stout, Jan 05, 2011