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'Play Lady' Encourages Everyone to Playi
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April 29, 2013 8:40 PM
In the era of electronic games and DVDs, playing outside has become a lost art for many children, especially in urban areas. As VOA’s June Soh tells us, a former school teacher believes in the benefits of old-fashioned play, though, and encourages kids and adults to do it as a regular part of their lives. The 'Play Lady' organizes regular Play Days in the Washington suburbs.

'Play Lady' Encourages Everyone to Play

Published April 29, 2013

In the era of electronic games and DVDs, playing outside has become a lost art for many children, especially in urban areas. As VOA’s June Soh tells us, a former school teacher believes in the benefits of old-fashioned play, though, and encourages kids and adults to do it as a regular part of their lives. The 'Play Lady' organizes regular Play Days in the Washington suburbs.


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