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We can never move – the playing out is too good

No First Name Set posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Play Streets on 12/07/2021

Adam lives with his wife and their two children who are 8 and 3. Adam is the main…

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One way we can all help children recover this summer

No First Name Set posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Play Streets on 05/07/2021

The summer holidays are nearly here! And after a long and extremely difficult year for everyone, we want…

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In praise of dads and playing out…

No First Name Set posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community on 15/06/2021

Encouraging freedom and adventure, physical skills and independence, fun, games and sport… and also: mending bikes and outdoor…

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Why playing out is a social justice issue for children

No First Name Set posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing on 20/05/2021

The freedom for children to play out where they live is the freedom to be active, healthy, socialised,…

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Campaigning for play in a pandemic: an update

Alice posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing on 08/04/2021

Since the first lockdown in Spring 2020, we have been calling on the UK Government to ensure that…

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Adventurous play as an antidote to anxiety

No First Name Set posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing on 02/03/2021

Adventurous play gives an opportunity for children to learn about uncertainty, fear, arousal, and coping. In this blog Professor…

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