Some articles on play activities, play:
... games or electronic toys are examples of toys that can complement or supplement other play activities ... engaging and fun, these toys should never become a substitute for traditional play activities such as drawing, pretending, or block building ... games are best thought of as adding to or reinforcing other kinds of play, and are not a suitable replacement for parental interaction and attention ...
... that their use should be kept in proportion with other play activities ... Playing with smart toys should be a supplement, not a replacement, for traditional play activities ... Stevanne Auerbach emphasizes smart toys which have strong play value for the child, and are the "right toy at the right time." She does not favor those ...
Famous quotes containing the words activities and/or play:
“Both gossip and joking are intrinsically valuable activities. Both are essentially social activities that strengthen interpersonal bondswe do not tell jokes and gossip to ourselves. As popular activities that evade social restrictions, they often refer to topics that are inaccessible to serious public discussion. Gossip and joking often appear together: when we gossip we usually tell jokes and when we are joking we often gossip as well.”
—Aaron Ben-ZeEv, Israeli philosopher. The Vindication of Gossip, Good Gossip, University Press of Kansas (1994)
“The guided missiles,
The black-and-white angels follow each quirk and jink of
The evasive sheep, play grandmothers-steps behind them,
Freeze to the ground, or leap to head off a straggler”
—Cecil Day Lewis (19041972)