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Pre-school play with friends lowers risk of mental health problems later
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Freedom: The Process of Play and its Value
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What do Teachers Think about the Benefits of Play?
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Toy Industries of Europe
As the voice of reputable toy manufacturers in in the EU, Toy Industries of Europe (TIE) and its members know just how important play is in children’s lives. We actively work to champion this knowledge with European and national policymakers. You can find out more about the benefits of play in the play4 section of this website.
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