MORE BEN­E­FITS OF CREATIVE PLAY...

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Im­proves mem­ory and stim­u­lates the growth of the cere­bral cor­tex in the brain, which is re­spon­si­ble for higher-or­der ac­tions such as lan­guage and in­for­ma­tion pro­cess­ing.

Trig­gers the se­cre­tion of BDNF (brain- de­rived neu­rotrophic fac­tor), a sub­stance essential for the growth of brain cells.

More at­ten­tion is paid to aca­demic tasks when chil­dren are given fre­quent, brief op­por­tu­ni­ties for free play.

There’s a strong link to lan­guage devel­op­ment and bet­ter vo­cab­u­lar­ies.

Pro­motes learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ences of ex­plo­ration, in­ves­ti­ga­tion and self­mo­ti­va­tion.

Mu­sic helps with math­e­mat­i­cal pro­cess­ing and de­vel­ops neu­ral path­ways for cog­ni­tive devel­op­ment.

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