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Playing football with dad
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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Street party
Play street or street party – why choose?

No First Name Set posted this in Community, Street Space on 27/05/2021

The playing out model is in some ways just a very pared-down version of a street party; short,…

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Child wrapped up warm in winter
Warming hearts (and hands!): playing out in a covid winter

No First Name Set posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community on 10/12/2020

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

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Playing cricket in the road
Are Low Traffic Neighbourhoods the next big step for children’s freedom?

No First Name Set posted this in Community, Play Streets, Street Space on 27/11/2020

We consider the pros and cons of LTNs – and how play streets might help pave the way….

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

No First Name Set 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…

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

No First Name Set 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…

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