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How to keep hold of children’s freedom into the winter

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Natural Play on 10/10/2017

It’s that time of year again when everything is just starting to close in, especially for children. The…

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Air Pollution and Street Play

Daniella posted this in Community, Free Play, Traffic on 23/06/2017

The severe impact of traffic-related air pollution on children’s health is becoming ever clearer and more worrying. On…

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We Came Back for Meals: Older People’s Perspectives on Play

Alice posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Playing Out on 24/05/2016

Playing out sessions aim to give today’s children freedom and independence close to their homes. How are they…

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Playing Out Every Day

Alice posted this in Community, Free Play, Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 27/04/2016

You know that ordinary looking building you pass with a dirt track running beside it? Have you ever…

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Six Years of Playing Out – some learnings

Alice posted this in Free Play, Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 03/12/2015

It’s now more than six years since my neighbour Amy and I scratched our heads about the problem…

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Bringing creativity and humour to streets

Alice posted this in Free Play, Practical suggestions on 23/09/2015

Powerful imagination has always been at the heart of changing streets and making them places for play and…

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