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Play streets are back – and not a moment too soon!

Alison Stenning posted this in Play Streets on 04/08/2021

Alison Stenning has been running a play street in North Shields for almost six years, as well as…

children jumping
We can never move – the playing out is too good

Adam from Cardiff 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…

happy child with raised arms
One way we can all help children recover this summer

Ingrid Skeels 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…

Playing football with dad
In praise of dads and playing out…

Ingrid Skeels 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…

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,…

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,…

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