A recent report suggests reception classes should spend less time playing and more time focusing on literacy and mathematics.
The power of play and how Lego is changing the world one brick at a time.
Children are masters of play - it's one of the ways immigrant children learn to socialize. But due to language and cultural issues, play can also be complex and confusing.
How the new film could inspire parents and children to head to the Lake District, to spend time canoeing, building campfires and reconnecting with nature.