Play Pays: The Rich Benefits of Tree-Climbing, Firefly-Chasing, Unstructured Play (and Why Your Kids Need More of It This Summer)

If you’re like many parents, your child’s summer may already be booked up with “enriching activities.” Maybe you’re shipping him off to a rigorous math or computer camp designed to give him an academic edge. Or perhaps she’ll be living at home but attending an educational day camp or an intensive sports camp.