Less Play Today Means Fewer Leaders For Tomorrow

This October, Play for Tomorrow and Goddard Systems take the lead nationwide in highlighting the power of play in learning.

The Exclusive Preschool Sponsor of the First National Ultimate Block Party, Goddard will spread the message with Mini Block Parties across the country.

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ — In 1981, 40% of children’s time was spent in play. By 1997, that number had shrunk to only 25%(1). In the last two decades, kids have lost eight hours of free play per week and 30,000 schools across the U.S. have eliminated recess to make time for more academic study(2) – despite scientific findings that link recess to better concentration and more effective learning.

This October, Goddard Systems, named the #1 childcare franchise company for the ninth year in a row by Entrepreneur magazine, is taking a stand, nationally and locally, for the power of play in learning.  For the complete article, read here.

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