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What Is Your Play Personality?

Recent research has shed light on the importance of play. Play is not just important for children, but people of all ages.
What Is Play? Play is any activity that is done for its own sake, apparently purposeless. It has inherent attraction and frees you from a sense of time and consciousness of self. Play can produce surprise, pleasure, and new knowledge. 
How Do We Play? Just as people learn in different ways, people also have different styles of playing. Read the following descriptions to learn your play personality. You may find one play personality describes you perfectly, or you may be a combination of two or more personalities. 
The Joker-- This play personality is the classic class clown. They use social strategies to make other people laugh. 
The Kinesthete-- This player likes to move. They may play athletic games, but competition is not their main focus. They like to feel the result of play in their bodies. 
The Explorer-- The explorer may be a physical, social, or emotional …