Play

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

Filmmaker documents youngsters’ city lives

The lives of toddlers in two contrasting cities on opposite sides of the world are chronicled in videos from the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF), which works to improve disadvantaged children’s lives. Five short films highlight...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

So much more than just a skatepark

It’s the first ever skatepark built in Syria but, if you ask the kids, it might just be the most important skatepark in the world. After living through years of conflict, children in the Syrian city...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Shaped by play and inclusive play

Play has an invaluable role in encouraging child development. But play isn’t just one thing. It’s an invitation to explore, learn and grow. Play opens up a world of possibilities. Play—on a playground, in a soccer...Read more
|Comment|author: Katie Swanson