Date: 31-03-2022

TOY for Inclusion Play Hubs benefit thousands in 2021

A monitoring and evaluation report released by the TOY for Inclusion consortium shows 4,536 people participated in activities organized by the Play Hubs in 2021.

Date: 15-02-2022

Associazione 21 Luglio Brings a Mobile Play Hub to Community Meeting Spots in Rome

As part of their work to fight educational poverty and create growth opportunities from a young age, Associazione 21 Luglio have created two Play Hubs in Rome for children aged zero to three years and their families.

Date: 15-12-2021

Wide Open School: "Learning from ISSA Network is a Huge Added Value of our Membership"

ISSA Member in Slovakia Wide Open School is an open non-profit organization focused on community development and lifelong learning in socially disadvantaged groups with an emphasis on families, especially with children in early age, and with an a

TOY to Share, Play to Care: Impact Evaluation and Policy Recommendations Executive Summary



TOY to Share, Play to Care is a two-year project (January 2019 – January 2021) that builds on previous work undertaken by International Child Development Initiatives (ICDI), a Netherlands-based non-governmental organization.

Together Old and Young



The purpose of the Together Old and Young (TOY) Programme is to promote intergenerational learning and to create new possibilities for older adults and young children to learn together and benefit from each others’ company. People are living longer but older adults and young children are having less and less contact with each other. Parents and grandchildren are migrating to cities and countries far away from grandparents. For many grandparents, it is also sometimes difficult to keep in touch with grandchildren.

What works guide: ECEC Play Hubs - a first step towards integration



This guide documents the promising practices of the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Play Hubs, which support integration of Roma at local level. The practices and the accompanying recommendations are based on the evidence from the TOY for Inclusion project piloted in seven countries.

Date: 24-02-2020

TOY for Inclusion organizes successful event at the EU Parliament

“I strongly believe that social inclusion starts with young children and their eagerness to play,” posts Slovenian MEP Tanja Fajon on Twitter, after the recent Pop-Up Museum she hosted at the European Parliament.

Date: 05-02-2020

TOY for Inclusion to hold event in the European Parliament

On February 19th, 2020, the event will present the project’s success stories of inclusion. There are no children hard to reach, rather there are tailor-made services for children and families.

Date: 15-11-2019

Newly opened Play Hub in Croatia

The new TOY for Inclusion Play Hub is located in Orehovica and is one of two in Croatia. The second one is active in Sisak. 

Date: 29-10-2019

New TOY for Inclusion Play Hub in Rome!

A new mobile TOY for Inclusion Play Hub to be launched into the streets of Rome, Italy.