We’re adding a pin for every area where parents, residents, a community organisation or the council (and ideally, all of them together) are starting to change things for children through play streets and related ideas. The movement is growing! See what’s happening near you and tell us if there’s anything to add. If you’re interested in starting a play street or in any other action to support children playing out, do get in touch – we can help.
We know that this council is interested in implementing a street play policy. Currently residents can apply for road closure via the council website.
Alternatively, get connected via the Playing Out in Gloucestershire facebook group. Gloucestershire had its first playing out session in July 2019, and though there is no formal policy for play streets yet, the council is interested – you can encourage this by lobbying the council!
playingout posted this on 02/03/21
Adventurous play gives an opportunity for children to learn about uncertainty, fear, arousal, and coping. In this blog Professor Helen Dodd shares a summary of her recent paper with Dr Kathryn…
playingout posted this on 11/02/21
The chance to play freely with other children is one of the biggest lures and joys of outside play. But what if you can’t play with other children – is…