“We are built to play and built by play.”

Stuart Brown

“The opposite of play is not work, it’s depression.”

Brian Sutton-Smith

Groundbreaking Leaders
who have inspired us

“Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.”

— Ron Ritchhart

“Play is not an aimless, random waste of time. When the power of play is properly harnessed and unleashed, it is, in fact, the basis of academic, emotional, and physical growth for a child.”

— Pasi Sahlberg

From the “Arts and the Creation of Mind”

— Elliot Eisner

“In Maker-Centered environments, students and educators fluidly function as both learners and teachers, often upending the traditional teacher-student relationship.”

— Edward Clapp

“Art can give this world hell.”

— Bettina Love