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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,…

Playing football in the street
Why playing out is a social justice issue for children

Ingrid Skeels 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,…

Play street in Hackney
Supporting others to do play streets

Playing Out posted this in Play Streets on 27/04/2021

Play streets are all set to make a big come-back from May onwards! Following the past year, what…

Child at rainbow crossing
Campaigning for play in a pandemic: an update

Alice Ferguson 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…

Stewards closing the road
Let your council know you are ready for a #summerofplay

Lucy Colbeck posted this in Play Streets on 18/03/2021

We really want to play out again this summer. We all need to let off steam, have some…

child scooting down big hill
Adventurous play as an antidote to anxiety

Professor Helen Dodd 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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