Stratford News Documentary playing in Stratford says free play crucial to children’s development SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Tuesday, Oct. 11th, 2016 File image 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: //www.mystratfordnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/hunterkidsone.mp3 Hunter says the problem started a few decades ago: //www.mystratfordnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/hunterkidstwo.mp3 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.