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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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Dr William Bird on how play streets improve children’s health and wellbeing

Dr William Bird posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Play Streets on 27/01/2022

In January 2022 we held a webinar where we spoke to Dr William Bird about the importance of…

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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
From Big Lunch to Playing Out

Daniella posted this in Community, Play Streets, Street Space on 26/04/2019

How it started When his neighbour organised a Big Lunch street party for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in…

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News from the Playing Out movement December 2018

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Playing Out Movement on 18/12/2018

Playing Out is a national parent and resident-led movement restoring children’s freedom to play out in the streets…

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Children’s Commissioner calls for playing out

Alice posted this in Activism on 31/08/2018

The parent-led Playing Out movement, along with play organisations and advocates, have long called on the government to support…

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