In the October Aspen Strong Newsletter, they describe a Brain-Based approach to play, that builds resilience and helps children deal with adversity. It is a training held on October 22nd, 2019.
Most parents would agree that children need that uninterrupted time for free, open-ended play which entails digging in the dirt, building with blocks, exploring the outdoors and so much more. This kid of unstructured play for kids, make more successful adults.
In this Play Strong approach, it looks into how kid’s brains actually develop from the bottom up. It also talks about how parent-child play created a life-long template for mental and emotional strength and resilience. The article states that it is how you play with your kids, not how much you play with them, that gives your children a natural advantage against the hard stuff. This can help them better in the future with socializing, confidence, and experiment with new solutions for problems.
This Play Strong model was developed by Georgie Wisen-Vinvent and Dr. Tina Payne Bryson, PhD. and offers parents strategies to boost their child’s emotional immune system so they can face the inevitable ups and downs of growing up. They can help their children feel brave, optimistic, and solution focused.
In this fun and highly interactive training, you’ll learn the science of play, how playful attunement activates the brain and shapes the child’s developing mind, and why socially engaged play should be our first line of defense against stressful, and even traumatic, childhood experience. It is not only to learn for your children but to learn for yourself.
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