Play is how children naturally learn, grow, and have fun. Playtime and recess are powerful brain builders as play is fuel for creativity, executive function, cognitive prowess, academic success, social skills, and so much more.

This infographic from explores 40 science-backed reasons from researchers, child development experts, authors, educators, and other brain health authorities why play is so crucial for every facet of brain development.

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40 Reasons Why Play is Crucial for Brain Development

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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