I had no idea it was such a problem. Now I understand why they told Carter he couldn’t play superheroes at preschool anymore.
Although the exact number of child fatalities connected to an active imagination is unknown, experts say the danger is very real. According to a 2006 estimate, children who regularly engage in imagination are 10 times more likely to suffer injuries such as skinned knees from mythical quests, or bruises and serious falls from the peak of Bookcase Mountain.
Seriously, I’m still a little upset they told him that a few weeks ago. I know he was probably being too rough, but they should have talked to him and reasoned with him rather than restricted it altogether.