"Play keeps us fit physically and mentally." -Stuart Brown, MD
"Play is training for the unexpected." -Marc Bekoff
"Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning." Fred Rogers
"Play is the free expression of what's in a child's soul." Frederick Froebel
"Life must be lived as play." Plato
"Play is our brain's favorite way of learning." Diane Ackerman
"Almost all creativity involves purposeful play." Abraham Maslow
"Simple play outside helps foster a love of the outdoors." Jennifer Ward
"Play builds the kind of free and easy, try it out, do it yourself character that out future needs."
James L Hymes Jr.
I hope your summer is including some play and these quotes help you feel safe in playing.