Gregg and I took Violet to the park earlier today. As we were driving to our favorite spot Violet kept talking about all of the things she was going to do at the park. As soon as we pulled into the parking lot Violet got very antsy. While I opened her door and unbuckled her from her car seat Violet said, "Play Time!"
We only stayed at the park for an hour. Any longer and we would have been fried to the pavement. Meanwhile, during Violet's play time at the park, she made sure she covered every square inch of it. She went down several different slides, swung in the swing with both of us, and even tried the monkey bars. Then, once she had covered everything, she went back several times more.
"Play Time" indeed! It's great watching your little one enjoy every moment that she possibly can. Otherwise, "play time" would just be "down time".