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Why can’t children just go to the park?

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Environment, Freedom, Independent Mobility, Parenting, Play Streets, Playing Out, Traffic on 15/02/2018

“Why can’t children just go to the park instead of playing in the street?” is a question that…

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What do we mean by ‘road safety’?

Alice posted this in Childhood, Cycling, Health, Playing Out, Policy, Traffic 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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How to keep hold of children’s freedom into the winter

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Nature on 10/10/2017

It’s that time of year again when everything is just starting to close in, especially for children. The…

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Street Play: A Great Way to Get Children Physically Active

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Health on 23/09/2017

One of the biggest public health challenges at the moment is tackling the obesity epidemic. Although messages about…

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Learning to Ride a Bike: Solving the Parents’ Dilemma

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Community, Cycling on 19/05/2017

  Do you remember learning to ride a bike? One of my key memories is that my younger…

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We Came Back for Meals: Older People’s Perspectives on Play

Alice posted this in Childhood, Free Play, Playing Out on 24/05/2016

Playing out sessions aim to give today’s children freedom and independence close to their homes. How are they…

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