Play

Winter play campaign aims to get kids outdoors

The Association of Play Industries (API) is promoting a new initiative aimed at getting children outdoors and using playgrounds over the winter. It has joined forces with Leyla Preston, founder of online parenting platform Motherhood Diaries...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Bernard van Leer playground guide now in Spanish

The Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Playground Ideas for 0-3 years is now available in Spanish. This guide shares practical ideas for designing playgrounds that work for children aged 0-3 and their caregivers. It outlines the functions play...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Children ‘benefit from mixed-age play’

A generation ago, play was something most parents thought about. On a nice day, parents would send kids out into the neighbourhood in the morning, telling them to be back for dinner. That’s rare these...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Exhibition celebrates the history of playgrounds

The historical development of children’s urban playgrounds forms a central part of a fascinating new exhibition in London. Play Well is highlighting the work of – among others – Friedrich Fröbel, the German inventor of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy