Why Play? is our most popular resource. 

Why Play is a series of brochures offering information to parents and child care providers on play and child development. The brochures cover age groups 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-2 years, 2-3 years, 3-4 years, and 4-5 years. Brochures can be ordered in sets, or multiple copies of a specific age.

The Why Play? brochures are now available in 11 languages: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Hindi, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil and Vietnamese.
You can download these brochures by clicking here.

To order quantities of Why Play in English or French, please download the Order Form for pricing and ordering information.

Members may fax in the order and be invoiced.
Non-members can pay by credit card, or mail the order form along with their payment.