Kids, the Holocaust, and “inappropriate” play

A fascinating read. “In play, whether it is the idyllic play we most like to envision or the play described by Eisen, children bring the realities of their world into a fictional context, where it is safe to confront them, to experience them, and to practice ways of dealing with them.” This is why play in the hospital context, for example medical play, is so important to helping kids cope with hospitalization.

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