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Why making time for play is so important to children’s wellbeing

21 April 2020

Child development expert Dr Amanda Gummer has spent 20 years analysing the toys, games and activities that truly make a difference to how children engage with the world. Dr Gummer is a judge in the Future Skills category at this year’s Play for Change Awards, organised by Toy Industries of Europe. We asked her about…

This is how the toys of today are making a better tomorrow

24 March 2020

Around the world, parents are facing unprecedented new challenges. With millions of children now home from school because of the coronavirus, we are in uncharted waters when it comes to helping youngsters continue their educational development, as well as encouraging their creative play. Home learning activities with an element of fun are invaluable not just…

Toy Industries of Europe to award toy makers for their societal impact

30 January 2020

The first Play for Change Awards will celebrate toy makers that improve the future for children and the planet.