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

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Nature 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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Playing Out as a Community Development Tool: An Idea Whose Time has Come

Daniella posted this in Community, Nature, Neighbourliness on 23/06/2017

My role is to support the council’s vision of building sustainable, resilient communities. In particular, my team is…

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Dylan Thomas, Parks and Playing Outside the Play Area

Ingrid posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Nature on 05/05/2015

I’ve just been filled with inspiration for parks again after reading the Welsh poet and wordsmith Dylan Thomas….

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School’s Out: Why Freedom for Children Matters

Ingrid posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Nature on 30/07/2014

The summer holidays are here and that – potentially – means one important, wonderful thing for children: freedom! I…

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Project Wild Thing

Ingrid posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Media and Links, Nature on 06/11/2013

Project Wild Thing is a new documentary following a father’s mission to get his children outdoors and away…

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Nature Hunting On The Street with Ian Green

Alice posted this in Childhood, Community, Nature, Playing Out on 08/07/2013

After a year or more of regular Playing Out sessions, is there a place for injecting a new…

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