Did you know that boredom can be good for children? When children are bored, they’re forced to use their problem-solving skills, creative thinking and imagination to play. In this episode of Raising Learners, play specialist Cat Sewell joins Professor Julie Green to discuss creative ways to turn boredom into an opportunity for exploration, connection and learning.
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- Boredom: how it helps children’s play and development
- Why play is important
- Free time to play: why it's important for children
- Imagining, creating and play: school-age children
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