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Explore resources and perspectives supporting global efforts to promote play as central to children’s growth and development, compiled by the Working Group on World Play.

 

Resources

The Overprotected Kid

A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.

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Considerations on Design and Nature from the Working Group on Play

World Play urges designers of spaces for children to prioritize the urgent need to facilitate active and hands-on creative play at a time when both are threatened by societal forces around the world.

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Inspiring and supporting global efforts to promote play as central to children’s growth, development and learning…

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