Try though I may I have always found a definition of play to be elusive. It is like trying to define love. It is different things to different people. It changes. It is full of layers. This piece of paper is hanging on my studio wall. I took it from the General Comment (#17) on article 31 of the UN…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on November 2, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments
I hope you enjoy this uplifting and fun video made by the International Play Association. It was created to celebrate the adoption of the General Comment on Article 31 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. That's a fancy way to say that the UN is making it a priority to let everyone know all children everywhere have the right to play! Check it out!
Added by Cynthia Gentry on November 20, 2013 at 8:52am — No Comments
Geneva, Switzerland - The launch event for the General Comment on article 31
It has been a wild ride the past several months as a group of friends (board members of the International Play Association) have worked day and night to prepare a launch to celebrate the…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on October 29, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Please make a point to read this vitally important article by Peter Gray, "Children are Suffering a Severe Deficit of Play," from Aeon Magazine and from his new book.
On Sunday I leave for a week long trip to Baltimore,…Continue
Added by Cynthia Gentry on September 18, 2013 at 1:41pm — No Comments