There have been many studies over the years that have shown the benefit of play in relation to a child’s learning. We now know that play, even unstructured play, has untold benefits on the development of a child’s brain. Through play children are able to learn problem solving, conflict resolution, and it builds imagination.
Both team sports and individual play is important for every child. Children learn through play vital skills that help them to navigate life successfully. Play is so much more to a child’s development than just a good way to pass the time.