These enchanting photos from around the world showing children playing happily together with the simplest and most basic toys are proof that it isn’t what you have, it is who you do it with and what you do with it that really counts.
Prepare to be amazed at the intense happiness that you will feel when you see these unbelievably heartwarming photos.
Basking in the rays of the sun and enjoying a quiet day with the family pet.
The universal pastime of playfully splashing water.
Everyone needs to spend at least one afternoon walking on homemade stilts.
Happy in the summer rain while dressed only in proverbial fig leaves. Very large ones…
A successful fisherman and his satisfied companion – a very hungry cat.
Enjoying a warm fuzzy moment with a young bunny rabbit.
The unending fascination and excitement of a quickly rolling wheel.
Even the young monks of Myanmar enjoy a vigorous game of soccer.
Splashing around in the pool with friends to cool off on a hot day.
Trying out homemade go-carts on a downhill race at sunset.
Celebrating with friends on the holidays.
Happily spending his time with a small stick and 2 wheels that roll faster than he can run.
Learning the joys of bike riding together.
Even if there IS no ball, the important thing is that you run fast and kick it hard toward the goal.
A small snowstorm is not going to stop these two young skaters dressed in matching skirts and stocking hats as they work on their moves.
A great spot for fishing on a warm summer’s day.
Large lily pads become impromptu umbrellas for these boys on a slow-moving boat ride.
Sitting bareback on a large beast and also finding some time for a little puppy love.
The universal children’s game of jump rope causes these kids to smile as they play.
More boys happily rolling their homemade vehicles down the road.
Enjoying running after a soccer ball as they play on the beach at sunset.
Everybody wants to imagine themselves a little bit taller…
The infinite joy of blowing soap bubbles and watching them float away.
Everyone in the neighborhood chilling out with water at a public fountain on a hot day.
These two are happy just to be running down a scenic country road together.
The ultimate game for 3 kids and a short piece of rope.
A beautiful spot for a swim and a lot of water splashing contests.
These boys use each other for support and balance as they make their way together over a fallen tree in the forest.
Water slides and smiles go well together.
All these kids needed was a rolling ball to prompt them into action.
The shadows of twilight time don’t slow these two down even for a moment.
Feeling free as a bird as you sail towards the rainbow on the distant horizon.
“And I think to myself… What a wonderful world!”
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