Play - The essence of childhood. The foundation of learning. The language of friendships.

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Give Back

Straight Zigzag acknowledges the need to give back to the communities we live in.  Some of the poorer children in our society go to school hungry, and when basic needs are not being met, play falls off the bus. This means that many critical brain development opportunities are missed. On this page we  highlight charities and NPO’s that are doing great work promoting play experiences amongst all children.  Click on the links below for more information.

Organisations:

Right to Play

Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play - playing sports, playing games - to educate and empower children facing adversity.

Toys for Africa

Toys for Africa sells toys to individuals and companies, who then return them to Toys for Africa for distribution in rural areas, day care centres, and to underprivileged children.

 Kaboom!

KaBOOM! is a national non-profit that envisions a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America