The Power of play
How to face future challenges
"Play in all its rich variety is one of the highest achievements of the human species, alongside language, culture and technology. Indeed, without play, none of these other achievements would be possible."
Dr. David Whitebread on the importance of play.
Watch Dr. Randa Grob-Zakhary, CEO of the LEGO Foundation, as she goes through the "sensitive periods" of early brain development.
Or read her recent op-ed in Huffington Post - Turning Traditional Learning on Its Head Through Play
Programs & Partnerships
There is nothing childish about play
An amazing and life-changing journey for three academically talented young girls. From the Atteridgeville Township in Johannesburg to the World Robot Olympiad.
Watch the moving video.
Lives need play
Create a better future through creative play and learning
We want our children to be the enablers of a better tomorrow. We want them to face future challenges whether it’s medical breakthroughs, the betterment of their own lives or the betterment of their societies. So we need to empower them.
What we read and enjoyed...
Randa Grob-Zakhary: Turning Traditional Learning on Its Head Through Play, The Huffington Post.
Peter Gray:The play deficit, Aeon.
Richard Florida: Cities Are the Fonts of Creativity, The New York Times.
Lissa M. Cowan: Why Scheduling Play Can Make You Happier, The Huffington Post.
Sarah Goodyear: Why Our Kids Need Play, Now More Than Ever, The Atlantic Cities.