ALL Children Need Play

by DEY

by Jim St. Clair Jim St. Clair is a former kindergarten teacher in New York and Boston.  He is a member of Defending the Early …

February 2020 DEY Newsletter

by DEY

Fighting for play in Illinois.  DEY’s Summer Institute.  Nancy Carlsson-Paige’s work in Guatemala. To read about those stories and much more in the February 2020 …

What is True Play?

by Denisha Jones

true play, Anji Play, the play revolution in China and the U.S.

As a play advocate and a protector of childhood, I was immediately drawn to learning more about the play revolution, true play, and Anji Play. …

Protecting Immigrant Families



DEY Statement on Protecting Immigrant Families We oppose separating children from their families because it is inhumane and has lifelong impact and we oppose the …