When Children Play South Africa Wins

Play is the most important activity of childhood – yet the one adults neglect most

Children are born with a natural ability to play. It’s nature’s way of ensuring they learn and develop. However, for many children, their right to play is at risk – from factors including poverty, unsafe environments and a lack of knowledge about the importance of play for development and well-being.

ACTP is an organisation that advocates for the right of all children to play.

Working with parents, communities, government and children, ACTP promotes the critical benefits of and enables play through advocacy, training, community play forums and play champions.
It is important to play

Play is so important to all of us, especially to children. And, it tends to be one of the most neglected of all of the rights of a child.

This is why, On 28 May 2021, WORLD PLAY DAY will be celebrated in different ways in over 40 countries worldwide.

What will you do in your community?

Share your World Play Day stories with us and you could feature on our website.
You will also receive a certificate of participation.

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