A person with a white beard blows bubbles with a child while another adult looks on and plays a ukulele

3 Ways to Foster Optimism and Support Kids’ Right to Play

If you compare your play life to that of a clown, you might suddenly feel fun-deficient. But is it true? What about all the ways you do play? Like cutting a unique life path, cooking without a recipe, or swapping … Continue reading

A boy about 13-years-old claps and has a joyful expression as he is surrounded by other kids at a clown show in Turkey, 2023.

From the Clown’s Perspective: Why Kids’ Right to Play Matters

Last month, we talked about clowns who defend kids’ right to play in Zimbabwe. But you might wonder why the right to play matters so much. And why does play need to be defended in areas of crisis? Clowns who … Continue reading

Clowns and puppets protect kids' right to play in Zimbabwe.

Meet Lively Clowns (and Puppets) Who Defend Kids’ Right to Play in Zimbabwe

Are you ready to meet clowns who are incredible defenders of kids’ right to play? The Clowns Without Borders (CWB) team from Zimbabwe, June 2023, included Cedrick Msongelwa (Zimbabwe), Nathaniel Allenby (USA), Rachel Wansker (USA), and Thandolwenkosi Ndlovu (Zimbabwe). The … Continue reading