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Play (activity)

In psychology and ethology, play is a range of voluntary, intrinsically motivated activities normally associated with recreational pleasure and enjoyment. Play is commonly associated with children and juvenile-level activities, but play occurs at any life stage, and among other higher-functioning animals as well, most notably mammals.

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Play has always been and always will be a beneficial activity for all kinds of people to enjoy. Some of us play for different reasons. Some of us play to learn. Others play to create. Whatever the reason is, one cannot deny the many benefits of play.

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What play can teach us.

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The Tales and Creativity of Play

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Play is more than fun.

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These are the The Wonders of Play by Professor Kilbourne GVSU

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When you play there is some objective that needs to be met which involves problem solving to some degree.

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Play should not be done for profit or material gain.

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Play has rules and rules change depending on the circumstances of the types of activities you're involved with. Play is adaptable.

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When you're with others doing some activity you're playing and bonding with those people and familiarizing yourself with the environment in which you play.

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When we pretend we are using our imagination, expanding our capacity for creativity and preparing ourselves for potential roles to take on in life.

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