WORLD PLAY DAY
World Play Day celebrates children's right to play on May 28 every year.
The International Toy Library Association (ITLA) formally agreed to celebrate World Play Day at the 8th ITLA conference in Tokyo in 1999. May 28th was chosen in recognition of the day the International Toy Library Association was formed in 1987.
Each year World Play Day has a theme that captures the spirit of the day
2022 Rediscover Play ..Recover Through Play
2021 Playing is healthy
2020 Be safe, play at home
2019 Child's Right to Play
2018 Free Play
2017 Sustainable Play
2016 Play for all ages
2015 Play for fun
Toy Libraries Australia and our member toy libraries join in this international celebration each year.
To find events in your local area head to 'Find a Toy Library' to contact your local toy library or follow #worldplayday on Facebook and Instagram.
Playing Towards Sustainability; consider the way we play
and the impact on the environment.
World Play Day 28 May 2023
How will you celebrate World Play Day?
Ideas for toy libraries can be found here.