If we were to write a syllabus for a course on the importance of play, this would be it. Explore the world’s best research on play, spanning the fields of economics, psychology, child development, education and neuroscience:
Play is more than just fun
The play deficit
Playtime with mom helps boost toddlers’ under-developed brains
Why preschool can save the world
Play Power: How to turn around our creativity crisis
Let the children play, it’s good for them!
The science of play
Want to get your kids into college? Let them play
Ending poverty using plastic cups and wooden spoons
Zeal for play may have propelled human evolution
What’s the point if we can’t have fun?
Do schools kill creativity?
Why do children need play?
Brains at play
The hard facts behind soft skills
The case for play
Download the groundbreaking report highlighting the most significant research findings on the impact of early play interventions, particularly for children living in poverty.
Power of Play Infographic
View and download the infographic on why play matters, translated into 23 languages.