Swedish Preschool Bans Play Fighting, War Toys

By The European Union Times

A preschool in southern Sweden has pioneered a zero tolerance policy on play fighting and aggressive games for the sake of children’s “mental wellbeing”, a step which triggered psychologists’ skepticism.

Children at the Västanvinden preschool, located in Halmstad in southern Sweden, may no longer engage in play fighting, as aggressive games and war toys were dismissed as destructive by the staff, Swedish Radio reported.

According to local teacher Susanne Elveroth Aronsson, the staff discovered that some of the children were not involved in the game, whereas others had to get involved due to peer pressure, despite clearly wanting to be left in [READ MORE HERE]

Source: EU Times

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