Learning through play November 09, 2018 The LEGO Foundation launches Global Month of Play with Real Play Coalition partners twitter - November 21, 2018 Why play is so important for children's development https://t.co/KeZOOFEJTc via @NatGeo #PlayMadeMeThisWay #RealPlayCoalition Learn curiosity through play Curiosity and an appetite for lifelong learning are developed when children learn through play. Learn engagement through play When children play, they are engaged and actively involved in their own learning. Learn collaboration through play Collaboration is a key skill to master and play is a great way of practicing working with others. Learn creativity through play Creativity is one of the top skills needed for future jobs - and life. Nurture this through play! Learn critical thinking through play When children learn through play, they develop their critical thinking and problem solving skills.