Children don’t get enough free play.
That’s the message of a documentary called Time to Play that’s being shown in Stratford tonight. The film was put together by Kim Hunter, a winner of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence.
Hunter believes overscheduling children’s lives is leading them down a dark path:
Hunter says the problem started a few decades ago:
The documentary explores the effect both too many planned activities and the preoccupation with technology can have on a developing child. Time to Play is being shown at the Falstaff Family Centre at 7:00pm. Admission is free.