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Bringing play-based learning to refugee children

On Wednesday the LEGO Foundation announced it’s $100 million grant to ensure that young children affected by the Rohingya and Syrian crises are able to learn through play. The recipient of the grant, Sesame Workshop, will work...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

Inclusive play design: why, how and who

Sarah Lisiecki has studied play professionally for more than five years. In this article, she details how Embrace Park in the city of Norfolk created a space for all children and brought a community together. “The value...Read more
|Comment|author: Sarah Lisiecki

Playable cities: a model and a toolkit

We need a new approach to public spaces if we really want to stimulate outdoor play for kids. This approach doesn’t start with picking some elements from catalogues of play equipment companies. We should start...Read more
|Comment|author: Gerben Helleman

The introvert playground

An educational art and design-initiative named ‘A secret club’ builds playgrounds that keep the introvert in mind. The goal is to pique the user’s imagination. Because if play takes place inside your head, everything is a...Read more
|Comment|author: Kenn Munk
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Scotland ‘gets it right’ for children

“Access to play is not equally distributed in Scotland” (McKendrick, 2016). As Chief Executive of Play Scotland, Marguerite Hunter Blair would be anyone’s first choice to share the expansive work it is doing to support...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy