Imaginative Play

We are all getting the message that play is essential to optimal human development.  Here Vivian Gussin Paley, celebrated author of multiple books about story telling and imaginative play with young children, speaks about the essential survival skill of creating story and navigating relationships.  I found it inspirational and motivating.

“They (children) are inventing and reinventing themselves as thinking people, before the world tells them what to think.”