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August - September Afterschool Update!

During the first weeks of afterschool we introduced your children to the idea of self-directed free play. The model for adventure play is influenced by evolutionary, therapeutic and developmental play theory and based on the assumption that: “Children’s play is freely chosen, personally directed behavior and motivated from within.” This means we believe in the importance to offer children the opportunity to experience an environment where they are in charge, where they take ownership of their ideas, and actions, without or minimalizing adult facilitation, allowing them to play and to develop. In addition to self-directed play we introduced “loose parts” to the children. Loose parts allow chi

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