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Announcing #PlayShapes 2022
Ahead of World Children’s Day on November 20, we asked the question “how has play shaped you?” to nine people...
2 Aug, 201920/08/2019
Freedom: The Process of Play and its Value
Nevena Mitranic is a third year doctoral student in Preschool Pedagogy at the Department of Pedagogy and Andragogy of the...
20 Aug, 201920/08/2019
What do Teachers Think about the Benefits of Play?
Francesca Woods, Trainee Educational Psychologist In many European countries, September marks the start of a new academic year with children...
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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