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Janet Lansbury shares stories of spontaneous play

Our Saturday, May 6, Next Generation of Parks™ speaker on “Celebrating Play” is renowned child-development expert Janet Lansbury, who will talk about embracing kids’ self-directed exploration of the outdoors. We invited Lansbury to share with us some stories of spontaneous play. She sent us the four stories below, telling us, “Trusting our child’s choices brings wonderful surprises!”

Side note: Lansbury’s talk at Brackett Park is sold-out. If you weren’t able to secure a seat, please know that we’ve made plans to record the event and release it on video soon after the presentation.

Click on any image to view them larger. What wonderful surprises have you experienced with children outdoors?

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