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When life throws you a rainy day, play in the puddles.

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Pooh Bear (A. A. Milne)

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Creating positive, nurturing and reliable environments to help shield against the adverse experiences of displaced children’s unsettled lives

Everything we do is based on the principle that play is an essential part of childhood

Play enables the development of vital physiological, social and emotional skills. It allows children to build self-confidence and to develop secure and trusting relationships with others; it is a means of freedom of self-expression, healing and happiness.

We believe that every child should have access to a safe, happy, nurturing and stimulating place to play

A sense of wonder and challenge and a desire to explore and discover is the foundation for the desire to learn. Many children who have experienced trauma are not yet ready to access education. Play as a form of therapy helps remove the barriers to learning.

The right to play is recognised by the United Nations as a fundamental right of every child

Mask making at Dunkirk Refugee Children's Centre


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