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Why Children Need Quiet Time, Too?


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, culture, lifestyle, outdoor playground equipment )

Emma
- 1365 days ago - playgroung-equipment.wix.com
In this modern world where activity is stressed almost to the point of mania, quietness as a childhood need is too often overlooked. Yet a child's need for quietness is the same today as it has always been--it may even be greater--for quietness



   

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Anne F (17)
Monday October 19, 2015, 10:48 pm
balance is best for all of us (active play and quiet time)
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Tuesday October 20, 2015, 12:02 am
The Internet / smartphone / social media phenomenon must be one of the most addictive but destructive of modern times, particularly for the youth of today, as their precious attention gets taken, consumed, then splintered in a myriad of ways. . . I bet some will have never had the experience of sitting down quietly with a book.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 20, 2015, 12:32 am
Chidrens needs study and work. Make strong. Ready for world.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 20, 2015, 6:06 am
And so as the animals
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Tuesday October 20, 2015, 6:21 am
Thanks for the article !!!
 

Julia Cabrera-Woscek (0)
Tuesday October 20, 2015, 7:14 am
Ann F. You said it! Balance is important.
 

Roberto MARINI (88)
Tuesday October 20, 2015, 8:02 am
I agree, children need a quite time to play
 

Heidi Aubrey (4)
Tuesday October 20, 2015, 10:20 pm
Some very wonderful sayings on this sight.

As a child, I would draw on the sidewalk with chalk, expressing myself through imagination while the slightest breeze played with the loose, wispy hairs on the back of my neck. Almost as if someone were whispering to me.

I have always enjoyed the silence as a child.
 

Suzanne L (89)
Wednesday October 21, 2015, 12:05 am
I agree completely and these days kids get very little down-time as they're run from one thing to another and encouraged to be busy all the time. Quiet time is especially important for introverted kids. That's the time when they restore their energy reserves. Parents could benefit from recognizing introversion and extraversion in each of their children.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday October 22, 2015, 12:36 am
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