Treasure Island

Robert John Meehan

(TheTeachersJourney.com / RobertJohnMeehan.com)

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Main occupation of children enhanced
Life's mode of learning given a chance

Best done when not eating sleeping or complying
Interfering rejecting ridiculing or denying

Watching and imitating interacting with some
Acquiring language...Relating will come

Opportunities for development and emotional skill
Experiences with language and ideas that thrill

Motivation creation exploration to invest
A child's development and intellect to test

Whether parallel play in a solitary way
Or social play in a complimentary way

Play is its own reward throughout life
Imagination expression...Life Without Strife

copyright 1993-2007

Submitted: Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, April 26, 2011

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