Nature play activity recipes

Whether you’re a parent, playworker or teacher, use these nature play activity recipes to explore nature and help children experience the benefits of connecting with the natural environment through play.  

Communities build sustainability

Even in these tough times for play, some local groups still manage to raise funds for new play equipment or short-term projects. Finding the resources to maintain and replace them, and attracting revenue funding to employ playworkers, remains challenging, often leaving great playgrounds locked up for significant amounts of time. 

Play England’s response to the DEFRA consultation

On 26 July 2010, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published a discussion paper: An invitation to shape the Nature of England, as part of its consultation for ‘protecting the environment and enhancing biodiversity’.

Nature play: Maintenance guide

This guide is aimed at those responsible for developing, delivering and maintaining innovative natural play spaces within parks and similar spaces.