Practical tips for Play Rangers 1 – Outdoor play

Part of the Play Rangers ‘Practical tips’ series from Play England and Playwork Partnerships, compiled by Dan Rees-Jones, a practicising play ranger. This briefing provides practice-focused advice and guidance to play rangers on outdoor play, with a particular focus on:

– Overview of play rangers / outdoor play

– Risk assessments

– Equipment

– Useful suppliers

– Resources


The series was developed in response to FAQs to the Play Ranger Support Service e-group, set up by Dan in 2008 with support from Playwork Partnerships and Play England to provide play rangers and playworkers with an access point to share experiences, information, advice and good practice.

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