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How communities turn public space into ‘thinkspace’ where kids practice reading, STEM skills

A park bench can be so much more than just a place to sit and wait. Perhaps it has a puzzle built into it, or weights that allow children to make measurements. Researchers who study the connections between play and development are interested in how reimagining public spaces can infuse playful learning opportunities into children’s time spent outside of school.

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