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Play made more than just fun

'Uncharted play' a social enterprise which makes play products to generate renewable energy and inspire social invention. One of their products is a soccer ball named the SOCCKET which harnesses kinetic energy from play and converts it into electrical energy. This solution draws an inspiring connection between a popular sport and an essential need of many low income communities across the world.

Photo of Saranya Rukmangadhan
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Play keeps children mentally and physically fit. It can be used to teach anything from science to life skills. And if such dimensions can be added to a game, it can be used to solve other social challenges as well. 

How may we redefine play and connect it with other aspects of the child and his environment?

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Photo of Meena Kadri

Great share, Saranya! I checked out more at: http://www.unchartedplay.com Perhaps you might add that link to your post so folks can easily check it out here? Tip: to activate links in your post, hit the Update Entry button up there on the right, then follow the instructions here: http://bit.ly/oi_link  

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