How a child plays shows their strengths and abilities in creativity and social skills. It encourages them to think for themselves, and to be their own person. One can learn a lot from watching a child play.
Einstein was said to be a very slow talker as a child. He is said to not have begun speaking until around the age of five, which worried his parents into believing that he might be "slow." Today the term "Einstein Syndrome" is used to categorize exceptionally bright children who display a delay in speech.
On childhood "The ordinary adult never gives a thought to space-time problems ... I, on the contrary, developed so slowly that I did not begin to wonder about space and time until I was an adult. I then delved more deeply into the problem than any other adult or child would have done." Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/22-quotes-from-albert-einstein-2014-8?op=1#ixzz39lrj0OHt