Embedding learning through play into pediatric care
Prescription for Play is a program delivered by primary care providers during routine wellness exams to promote play in children 18-36 months. The program offers free LEGO® DUPLO® bricks for care teams to distribute to these patients and their caregivers. The bricks and related educational material are used as prompts to engage caregivers around the benefits of play for development of emotional, cognitive, creative, social and physical skills.
Become a Prescription for Play site
All program materials are free! Your enrollment includes DUPLO bricks, a virtual hub of program resources and trainings, implementation toolkits (manual, sample workflows and scripts), CME credits, technical assistance, enduring educational content and program support.
If you are a parent, please let your child's provider know to sign up.
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Learn More About Prescription for Play
Watch the video below to learn more about participation in the Prescription for Play program.
Who are We?
Prescription for Play is a program managed by the Social Impact and Partnerships department of The LEGO Group, and funded by the LEGO Foundation, for healthcare providers in the U.S. seeing 18-to-36-month-old patients.
Prescription for Play is provided to you as a partnership of the Weitzman Institute, the innovation and research arm of Community Health Center, Inc., and the LEGO Foundation. Click here for more resources on the importance of play for holistic child development. Also, suggest to the caregivers of your patients that they visit the site for information on learning through play and sample play activities.