Instagram competition

Instagram competition

Send us a photograph of what play means to you for the chance to win a signed copy of Mark Neville’s limited-edition book Child’s Play.

Child’s Play is a photographic project by artist Mark Neville, presenting photographs of children at play in diverse environments around the world. Play begins in childhood, but is essential for health and well-being throughout our lives. It can come in all shapes and sizes – from moments of free, spontaneous play, to sports teams, drama groups or joking with friends. What does play mean to you?

How to enter

  1. Post a photograph on Instagram that captures your idea of play and tell us about your image
  2. Tag @foundlingmuseum and use the hashtag #childsplaycomp (If you have a private account, send us your picture by a private message)

What can you win?

Artist Mark Neville will select three photographs that best capture a moment of play.

Each winner will received a signed copy of the limited-edition book Child’s Playshowcasing photographs on display in the exhibition, alongside essays on the history and importance of childhood play.

Child's Play book, Mark Neville

Competition closes Sunday 2 April 23:59. Winners will be announced on Monday 10 April.