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Junkyard Playground Q+A! | Operation Explore 2018

July 31, 2018
Posted By: Anika

TELUS Spark's public programmer, Meghan, talks more in depth about the importance of Operation Explore and having such a place as a junkyard playground! Meghan talks about free play, risky play and the benefits of each type of play for a child's growth.

Operation Explore features new and exciting obstacles for children to roam, creating an environment for free play. Free play is a powerful tool used to build stronger brains, expand creativity and enhance problem solving skills. Not only is it incredible for the mind, free play also reinforces physical, emotional and cognitive abilities!

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