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

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community, Street Space on 02/12/2021

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

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A Parklet in Hackney, London, with a young woman holding a baby standing and smiling at the camera, and 3 people sitting behind her on benches
From play streets to parklets – new ways to reclaim space for children and communities

Lucy Colbeck posted this in Activism, Community, Street Space on 13/09/2021

Would you and your children like to see one of these on your street? We know we would!…

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Street party
Play street or street party – why choose?

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

Lucy Colbeck 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

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…

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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…

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