Child’s Play

Photo Credit : Steve McCurry

The importance of free unstructured play in the mental and physical well being of a child can hardly be contested. Educationists, Psychologists , doctors, parents all acknowledge the primacy of play in enhancing childhood… However, with lack of playgrounds, over emphasis on focused learning, restrictive after school schedules, compounded by many hours spent sitting still in front of screens—television, video games, ipads—the role of unfettered play is seriously endangered.Enjoy Steve McCurry’s beautiful photo essay on “Childs Play” celebrating free, spontaneous and imaginative play of children from across the globe-be it splashing in puddles, climbing on abandoned tanks or swinging on trees!

Enjoy Steve McCurry’s beautiful photo essay on “Childs Play” celebrating free, spontaneous and imaginative play of children from across the globe-be it splashing in puddles, climbing on abandoned tanks or swinging on trees!



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