Thursday, January 6, 2011

Two Great Articles on Play

Watching screen time and having big chunks of time for sustained play are always on my mind. I think play is what makes great writers, happy people, self-directed learners, risk-takers, and enhances your socially savvy.

Here are two great articles: one from The New York Times and one from

It kind of makes me want to build a fort.


  1. Come to Fort Society at 826! Every other Friday. I go because it pleases my husband, but YOU could go because it would please your children.

  2. I thought Fran would like it!

    More info: