Play

Make your street a place to play

Welcome

Do you want children to be able to play freely outside their own front door?

We are a parent and resident led movement restoring children’s freedom to play out in the streets and spaces where they live, for their health, happiness and sense of belonging. Here you’ll find all you need to start regular play streets as well as other actions to spark change where you live. Also ideas, stories and inspiration gathered from people around the UK and beyond.

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From the blog

Child wrapped up warm in winter

Warming hearts (and hands!): playing out in winter

Simple and cost free tips and ideas for playing outdoors with the kids this midwinter. After…

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Promoting inclusivity in the outdoors

Zoe is the Sustainable Neighbourhoods Programme Manager at Bristol’s Knowle West Media Centre, a Fellow of…

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Support the Time to Play campaign!

School play is essential for children's wellbeing and social development, but time assigned for play in the school day has been eroded. That's why The British Psychological Society has launched their Time to Play Campaign, calling for an additional 10 minutes of play at school every day.

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