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So here we go again, lockdown #2 in England, joining Wales and NI and possibly soon to be joined by Scotland. This time, we must all do what we can to make sure it’s better for children, who were so unfairly impacted the first time around. In particular, they will need to get outside and play during the weeks and months ahead. The simple freedom to play outside gives children so much, especially when their lives are more restricted: physical…

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Child holding Halloween pumpkin
Halloween and how to keep the spirit safely

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community, Street Space on 21/10/2020

The nights are drawing in, it’s getting colder and the trees are ablaze with colour. As every child…

girl chalking
Children’s right to play is a matter of spatial justice

Wendy Russell posted this in Activism, Community, Street Space on 14/10/2020

On 8 October we held a webinar with writer and activist George Monbiot to discuss children’s freedom to…

Ideas for pavement play

Ingrid posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Street Space on 31/07/2020

Need some inspiration for those long days at home in the summer ? Plenty of things require lots…

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