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Learning Through Play: Inside Little Minds

We firmly believe in the transformative value of Learning Through Play, which is why we have made a lasting commitment to it. Hear from experts in early education from around the world, on the importance of joy and play in a child’s early development.

How toddlers build brain connections

Hear from the experts on the power of joy in children’s learning.
“The experiences we have when we are children have impacted who we are today as adults”
Dr. Elizabeth Byrne -- PEDAL Research Centre, University of Cambridge

“Early basic skills set the foundation for more complex skills later on in life”

Dr. Christine O'Farrelly -- PEDAL Research Centre, University of Cambridge

How toddlers develop confidence and self-expression

Child development professionals share their expertise on how exploring shapes and stories nurtures youngsters’ imaginations.
“Through play, children develop the ability to express their ideas”
Dr. Natalie Rusk -- Research Scientist at Lifelong Kindergarten, MIT Media Lab

How to develop skills young children need in school

Hear from the experts on how construction play can build crucial skills that young children need.
“The ability to communicate, collaborate and problem solve starts through play”
Dr. Natalie Rusk -- Research Scientist at Lifelong Kindergarten, MIT Media Lab

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