Help kids learn social skills through play with:

  • Small group activities, PerfecT for...

    • schools

    • social group settings

    • homeschool groups

    • at home on playdates

  • Simple, intentional play ideas to encourage connections in families. 

Play isn’t the enemy of learning, it’s learning’s partner. Play is like fertilizer for brain growth. It’s crazy not to use it.
— Dr. Stuart Brown

Encourage Play, LLC was founded in 2013 by Janine Halloran. Janine is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor from Massachusetts with over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents and their families in a variety of settings. Learn more about the story behind Encourage Play and Janine here.

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