Practical tips for Play Rangers 3 – Play in the dark

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 play in the dark, with a particular focus on:

– Overview of play rangers / play in the dark

– Safe ways of working

– Parental concerns and professionalism

– Ideas for playing in the dark

– Different approaches

– 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.

Download Practical tips for Play Rangers 3 – Play in the dark [1.42MB PDF]