In Latin America the first toy libraries arise from the 70’s with projects in Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Argentina, Cuba, Costa Rica. In Colombia in the 1980s had some experiences supported by the Flalu and in the 1990s within the project a toy library for Ti supported by the (Quebec-Canada) OMEP were created community centres. Today we highlight the great ludotecario movement in France, Spain, Great Britain, Australia, Italy and Portugal. On November 15, 1980 opened the first Ludoteca of the State Spanish, children playroom Margarida Bedos, in the premises of the Association of neighbors of Les Termes in Sabadell. Subsequently, in March of 1981, appeared La Guineu”, which thus became the first Ludoteca of the city of Barcelona. Subsequently extended by all the autonomous communities. From here, the evolution of the toy libraries is steady, consolidating itself as education services through the game and toy, with a personality that differentiates them from other children’s and youth centres. He was from the city of Barcelona, and in general from different administrations, which is opted for the playroom as a space of education in leisure time, including within educational and social programs.

Finally, only, highlight the creation of the Association Ludotecarias and Ludotecarios of Catalonia (ATZAR) in 1992. The III World playgrounds Congress (1984) proposed the interaction of playfulness with creative expression. This pedagogical approach became the Latin American contribution to the international movement of toy libraries. Interestingly, at the time that European teachers they appreciated the new Latin American experiences, had those who elaborated projects in Latin America by adopting the modality of toy libraries of the European post-war. Subsequently, the Omep international at its 50th anniversary, held in Copenhagen (1998), Congress rethinks the same theme, with similar urgency, given that remains the central concern of the early childhood educators.

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