1st International Developmental Play Conference in Manila

April 26 - 27, 2019 | Manila, Philippines

Hosted by Kaleidoscope Therapy and Learning Center, Philippines, and CreateCATT, Singapore


Participants will meet and learn from Dr. David Whitebread, founder of the PEDAL Institute (Play Education Development and Learning) at Cambridge University, UK; Professor Sue Jennings, founder of Neuro-Dramatic Play, Romania, Malaysia and the UK; and Caroline Essame, founder of Developmental Play, who is based in Singapore and works in the Philippines, India and the UK. Monalisa Guce, will present research and practice from the Philippines and Dr. Susan Mathew and  Reddy Venkatesh will present work from India. 

Posters and

Play Tables

Participants can showcase their work and play ideas that have proved successful. All poster presenters will be expected to pay their own attendance, unless on bursaries. This play marketplace aims to showcase creative practice across the world and should fit in these categories:

  • Play for children on the move

  • Play in rural low-resourced areas

  • Play research

  • Urban initiatives in play

  • Play for differently abled children

Conference Support for Charities and NGOs working in Lower Income Countries

We are committed to support all children to play and as part of this mission we are able to offer bursaries to participants working in lower income countries.


Please contact us directly to apply.

Building a solid foundation for

ALL children through play.

For information on price and registration, or to propose a poster or play table session, please contact us at:

Enabling Organizations. Engaging People. Achieving Results.


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