making memories Inspiring un-plugged play is more important than ever. Research shows that unstructured outdoor play not only builds physical literacy, but helps kids develop social and emotional skills. The playground is a screen-free social-networking space where kids learn to share space, include others, take turns, resolve conflicts and co-operate with their peers. Whether letting loose or playing pretend, children on the playground are connecting with each other and engaging in parallel play, teamwork and imaginary games. We all know it’s “funner” together!