My dear sister Jessica recently wrote about imaginative play. Here is my favourite line of her post.
"A book taught my children about Vesuvius and Pompeii and now they can excavate my back yard, unearthing the magic of knowledge wedded to imagination."
Now if that doesn't whet your appetite for the whole thing, I don't know what will.
I enjoyed it so much, I just had to share it with the three of you who read my blog who don't already read hers.
Find it here.