Why Play

The Gasper family always made play an integral part of their lives and their vibrant nature inspired us to center the Foundation around this concept. Children grow through play in so many ways and we want to encourage more and more of this!

We're Making Play 

A Priority

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Unstructured Free Play Helps Children

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Builds Immune System

Exercise + Movement

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Stimulates Imagination

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Problem Solving Skills

Provides Vitamin C

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Develops Cognativity

Play is a Fundamental Source of Happiness

Health

  • Provides emotional and behaviour benefits
  • Improves emotional flexibility, resilience and provides an increased ability to deal with change
  • Improves strength, agility, dexterity and physical wellbeing

Education

  • Nurtures imagination and creativity
  • Allows children to create their own experiences
  • Gives children a chance to find and develop a connection to their own self-identification

Interests

  • Fosters cognitive growth and has a beneficial impact on confidence, intelligence and communication
  • Inspires curiosity, discovery, scientific inquiry and develops problem solving skills
  • Promotes the practice of decision making, compromise, conflict resolution and sharing

Social Bonds

  • Maintains strong parent-child bonds as parents are able to engage fully with their children
  • Facilitates group interaction and engagement
  • Leads to the building of happy memories with family and friends
  • Stimulates collaborative skills

What We've Built With Your Help