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Being Serious about Play: An Important Medium for Development

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Today’s Segment of Brains in Toyland on KidsAtoZ talks about the importance of play, and specifically, dramatic play on child development.

Our guest, Dr. Dana Battaglia, is an Assistant Professor at Adelphi University in New York who looks at play in children.

We’ll talk about what play is, how it development, and what areas of development it can foster.

We’ll give parents ideas for things they can do at home to help maximize their child’s development and potential in this area.

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