What I Learned on A Swing Set

It's a simple thing that has been around for forever, a tree branch, two ropes and a plank. Through the years that evolved into a frame, chains and plastic seat, but one thing has remained the same. A swing has much to teach us. Cue R. Kelly’s “I Think I Can Fly” music now:

Balance

Spatial Awareness

Gross Motor

Fine Motor

More Balance

Motor Planning

Muscle Memory

Perseverance

Gravity

How to Be A Friend

How to Be Alone

That I Was Loved

Math

Music

Transitions

Self-regulation

Risk Assessment

How to Land

Limits

How it feels to soar and fly