Topic: Playgrounds

Child in the City: News round-up 30/10/2020

Scotland: Families experiencing destitution, isolation and mental health struggles A study by Together, the Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights, compares the findings of interviews with family support services held in 2013 and findings from interviews with...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

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

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

A history of play provision in the UK

Raymond Wills entered play work as a Community Service Volunteer in the early 1960s. Throughout his time in play work, he was an active member of numerous play bodies, Play Councils, regional play associations and national...Read more
|Comment|author: Raymond Wills

Building free and accessible playgrounds in Brazil

By donating free and accessible playgrounds, the Brazil-based ALPAPATO Project is creating valuable opportunities for children – both with and without disabilities – to connect through play. Julia Zvobgo, Community Manager of Child in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo