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School’s Out: Why Freedom for Children Matters

Ingrid posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Nature on 30/07/2014

The summer holidays are here and that – potentially – means one important, wonderful thing for children: freedom! I…

Why Play Out? Ten Good Reasons for Street Play

Alice posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 17/07/2014

In the early stages of the Playing Out project, before it even was a project, Amy Rose and I…

Blenders, babysitters and burglars! – connecting neighbours in unexpected ways

Claudia posted this in Community, Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 02/07/2014

Another Saturday night in. The Voice is on. My excitable kids are resisting bedtime. But mum and dad…

Conversations with Neighbours

Alice posted this in Community, Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 18/06/2014

I have lived in my street for nine years – a terraced Bristol street of 30 houses –…

Getting Started: How to Help Children Play Out Where You Live

Alice posted this in Community, Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 04/06/2014

I hear from residents wanting to make their street more of a place for play and social interaction…

The Place I Call Home Spills Into The Street

Amy posted this in Community, Events, Neighbourliness, Practical suggestions on 27/01/2014

Want to feel more at home beyond the walls of your flat or house? Want children to play out…

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