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TODAY Show featured MY museum..well, kind of:)

earlier this week, while i was supposed to be getting ready for work, i was watching the TODAY Show, and low and behold, i begin to realize that in their discussion of the importance of play in the development of children, their example of a facility which has become the forefront of created opportunity for children to play and learn (other than the school system of course), was Strong National Museum of Play , from the heart of Rochester, NY...MY hometown. so, of course, i forgot what i was doing, and wanted to pay's always fun and exciting when a place you've been, a place that is part of you is recognized for excellence on national i'm fully aware that i have NO part in its recogition...haha.'s some info on the museum...enjoy:) Unforunately, i couldn't find a link to the article/segment on, but here are some more links to find more info:)

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  • The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable
    Carl Jung
    Swiss Psychoanalyst

    It is in playing, and only in playing, that the individual child or adult is able to be creative and to use the whole personality,l and it is only in being creative that the individual discovers the self.
    D.W. Winnicott
    British Pediatrician

    We all need empty hours in our lives or we will have not ime to create or dream.
    Robert Coles
    Contemporary American child Psychologist


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