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Its absolutely crucial that every child-serving organization - be it an elementary school, daycare, or community center - provide its children with time and space to play.
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In neighborhoods without a usable park or playground, the incidence of childhood obesity increases by 29 percent.

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Given that the biggest rise in childhood obesity rates are occurring in children ages 3 to 5 years, we must modify our efforts to place an emphasis on prevention versus intervention.

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We must make sure that there is recess and P.E. class in every school, getting kids outside for 60 minutes, every day.

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Unstructured play gives kids the space they need to tinker and take risks - both vital for the budding entrepreneur.

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During the year, our schools are busy slashing P.E. and recess to make more time for math. During the summer, we get ourselves worked into a tizzy that our children will forget their fractions.

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I hope my organization will not be around in 10 years, because at a national, state, and community level, we will have evolved into a society that cares about children and the need for play.

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Our society spends a lot of money on prison bars. For the sake of our kids, let's invest in monkey bars.

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We're taking sports too far and starting kids too early.

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Play is the best natural resource in a creative economy. Kids need more of it. It is the work of childhood. We hope to intrinsically change the opinion that play is not just a luxury but an absolute necessity for kids' lives.

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