How We Play

Keep up with our latest blogs, news and research here. If you’d like sneak peeks of play projects around the globe or up-to-date ideas and opinions on the power of learning through play, you’ve come to the right place.

October 2021 News
Welcome to a world of learning through play
We know the difference learning through play makes to children’s lives. We’ve built this new website to spread the word
October 2021 News
Engaging children and young people in creative learning to develop their thinking, their voices and identities
This year’s LEGO Prize recognizes Mitchel Resnick’s work in supporting children’s playful learning
October 2021 Opinion
Breaking the stigma on mental health & how play can help families to thrive
Stigmas around mental health persist, particularly for women and children. Play can boost wellbeing, but systems need to support families and children to have the best start in life
October 2021 Opinion
Closing the skills gap
Education systems need to keep up with the world’s rate of change to close our widening skills gap. Here’s what they can do
October 2021 Opinion
Play prepares children for the future. Any future
How do we ready children for a world where machines are replacing jobs?
September 2021 Opinion
Playful parenting, hacked!
We asked real families to show us how they make every day playful. Grab their ideas and make them your own!
September 2021 Projects
Learning through play on Takalani Sesame
See how one of the world’s favourite TV shows encourages children in South Africa to love learning
September 2021 Evidence
Play to cope with change
Let play unlock your child’s inner superhero in tough times
Children making funny faces
September 2021 Opinion
Five ways to boost your child’s wellbeing through play
Play is a way for children to show the world who they are and how they feel. And you can help them.
September 2021 Evidence
Five reasons playful parenting lasts a lifetime
Playing peekaboo and make-believe are even more valuable than you might think