PLAYING is a non-profit organization, established in 2013, for the promotion of play in childhood and the advocacy of children's right to play, supporting their motor, cognitive, emotional, social development and their physical and mental health. PLAYING aims at changing the culture around play, through raising awareness, education and support for parents, teachers and community services, as well as through shared play events for parents and children.

Playing is collaborating with professionals from various scientific fields depending on the project (social workers, psychologists, occupational therapists, and teachers).

PLAYING has considerable experience liaising with local communities and designing and implementing innovative projects. PLAYING is a member of the “International Play association”, the European network “Yes, we can!”, “Anti-bullying alliance” and the “Hellenic Platform for Development”.

PLAYING is relying on a group of 35 volunteers, most of the students of pre-school education. All volunteers are trained by playing.

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Playing NGO - Athens, Greece