What the global play gap means for our children’s futures


This week, we have been featured on the World Economic Forum's blog, where key figures from our partner...

Value of Play Report

Value of Play Report


The erosion of play has become a silent emergency across the world. Changes in our society, our communities and...

Awesome autumnal activities for your children to enjoy


Autumn is officially here. Leaves are falling, the scent of pumpkin and spice is in the air; it’s...

Aaron and Hawkeye Play Made Me This Way video series

Watch the first video of our series #PlayMadeMeThisWay


To celebrate the invaluable marks play leaves on our lives, National Geographic will be producing a fascinating series...

Global Month of Play Real Play Coalition

Real Play Coalition announce Global Month of Play


In 2018 IKEA, The LEGO Foundation, Unilever’s Persil, OMO and Surf Excel, and National Geographic joined forces as...

You can now print Einstein’s childhood toys for free!


The great physicist's toy blocks have been made available via the medium of 3D printing. We all...

Play increases work skills

Children ‘need to play more to gain work skills’


Children will lack the workplace skills needed for their future because they don’t spend enough time playing, says...