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A Little Rough-and-Tumble Can Go a Long Way

Erica Kleinknecht

The link here takes you to the continuation of an essay on the developmental value of play, in particular, rough-and-tumble play (Part 1 of the essay focuses on make-believe play: Roughhousing can teach kids self-regulation, perspective taking, and empathy, when it's done right. Read on for advice on how to enhance your children's development, one tumble at a time.

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