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How playing out helps to build children’s independence

Kate Staniforth posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community, Play Streets on 29/09/2022

Building confidence for the move to secondary school Recently I’ve noticed that one of the main topics of…

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School Streets – The movement for children’s freedom grows

Daniella Radice posted this in Active Travel, Children's play, health and wellbeing, Street Space on 20/03/2019

Over the past few months, one aspect of the street play movement has grown in popularity: school streets…

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Want to see children play out more in 2019?

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing on 23/01/2019

Playing out means healthier, happier children who know other children and neighbours where they live. Children who know…

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Bea’s Walk to School – and why it matters

Ingrid posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing on 05/10/2018

October is international walk to school month, yet how many young children still do that independently? Parent Rachel…

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Playing Out and Growing Up: The Benefits of Freedom

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing on 20/03/2018

If you’re the parent of a young child, I’ve got things to tell you now I’m out the…

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Does ‘road safety’ need a rethink?

Alice posted this in Active Travel, Street Space on 21/11/2017

Professor John Adams once said, “Road safety is not rocket science – it’s much more complicated”. But what do…

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