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Topic: Playgrounds

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

Why US playgrounds must emulate the UK and Europe

Meghan Talarowski is the founder and director of Studio Ludo, a non-profit research, design and advocacy company in Philadelphia, USA. Ahead of next week’s Child in the City international seminar on children’s play in the urban...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce

Contact with nature is important for children

The trend towards more natural playgrounds is rising and national governments began putting time and money into encouraging children to play outdoors and spend on more a “natural” style of play spaces for children. In an...Read more
|Comment|author: Marketa Vesela