|Allowing children to play on their own fosters creativity and communication|
|Playing sports does not constitute free play...|
Just over half the parents surveyed also thought playing with electronic devices was free play, but that too involves following instructions. Koon says parents should give children at least an hour of free play, and suggested the government improve the quality of playgrounds in the city.
|... neither does playing with electronic devices mean free play|
If parents don't even understand what free play is, what hope is there of having children who won't be depressed and be creative and communicative?