Favorite Play Therapy Quotes — Childs Work Childs Play
Favorite Play Therapy Quotes

Favorite Play Therapy Quotes

Philosophers, educators, physicians, psychiatrists and psychologists have been stressing the importance of play for many, many years.  It is a common belief that childhood play is a critical and necessary component of positive childhood growth and development.  After reading so many inspiring quotes about child play therapy, I thought I would share with you my favorites.  Please share any of your favorite quotes about children and play: “Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” - Kay Redfield Jamison (professor of psychiatry) “Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.” -  Roger von Oech (President, Creative Think) “The activities that are the easiest, cheapest, and most fun to do – such as singing, playing games, reading, storytelling, and just talking and listening – are also the best for child development.” - Jerome Singer (professor, Yale University) “Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood, for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child’s soul.” - Friedrich Froebel (founder of the concept of kindergarten) “Almost all creativity involves purposeful play.” - Abraham Maslow (psychologist) “Men should learn to live with the same seriousness with which children play.” - Nietzsche (philosopher, writer) “Play is the highest form of research.” - Albert Einstein (scientist) “Whoever wants to understand much must play much.” - Gottfried Benn (German physician 1886–1956) “Deep meaning lies often in childish play.” - Johann Friedrich von Schille (German poet 1759–1805) “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” -  Plato (Greek philosopher 427–347 BC) “It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.” -Leo Buscaglia (author, educator)

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Alisha - November 8, 2016

I think this post is a really great informal way for parents to understand more about play therapy. I recently wrote an article explaining what play therapy is. Could we possibly feature each other in the blog articles? It could increase views for your blog post, and I could also reach your audience. This is the link for my article: http://therapycable.com/blog/what-is-play-therapy.html

I look forward to hearing from you.

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