This is a wonderful and cute description of the importance of play in a child's life. Play is so incredibly important for a child to grow and learn. A great way for a CCLS to evaluate a patient is to observe how a child plays.
I was not aware that there were so many different types of play! We know how important play therapy is as a CLS. This is helpful chart of different types of play and examples to go along with it. Play Therapy - the healing path with children
Play quote - How a child plays, shows their strengths and abilities in creativity and social skills. It encourages them to think for themselves, and be their own person. One can learn a lot from watching a child play.