Benefits of Unstructured Play

Benefits of Unstructured Play

Benefits of Unstructured Play

Date posted: November 23, 2018

Unstructured play, sometimes called free play, allows children the freedom to explore, create and discover without predetermined rules or guidelines. Children choose what to do and how to do it. And, learning happens!

The Canadian Public Health Association has created some resources around unstructured play. Here are two of the infographics on the benefits and misunderstandings surrounding unstructured play.

 

In addition, CPHA has created some research summaries on topics related to unstructured play, including:

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