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Playing Out: Summer Holidays 2019

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Freedom, Parenting, Playing Out on 01/08/2019

Sun’s out (is it still?!), children are off school… and we’re here to remind you that good summer holiday experiences don’t have to cost you money or involve a car. Or even lots of adult intervention and effort. You can do good, important and memorable things close to home. Here’s some summer browsing to help you out. Simple, practical ideas Have a look at our Five Ideas for Pavement Play or browse The Little Book of Playing Out , put together…

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UK Government backs play streets

Alice posted this in Play Streets, Playing Out, Policy on 23/07/2019

Good news from the Playing Out movement! Here’s how we won this endorsement and what it means. Resident-led…

Climate change, activism and street play

Alice posted this in Activism, Community, Environment, Play Streets, Playing Out, social change on 02/05/2019

Children and the climate crisis Over the past few weeks and months, thanks largely to Greta Thunberg, Extinction…

From Big Lunch to Playing Out

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Community, Neighbourliness, Practical suggestions on 26/04/2019

How it started When his neighbour organised a Big Lunch street party for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in…

School Streets – The movement for children’s freedom grows

Daniella Radice posted this in Activism, Childhood, Cycling on 20/03/2019

Over the past few months, one aspect of the street play movement has grown in popularity: school streets…

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