DATE: September 2013 Searching for treasure at Shiremoor Adventure Playground, North Tyneside
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.
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.
This review is part of a wider enquiry conducted by Play England and the British Toy and Hobby Association (BTHA) for the Make Time to Play campaign.
Part of the Play Rangers ‘Practical tips’ series from Play England and Playwork Partnerships, compiled by Dan Rees-Jones, a practicising play ranger.
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’.
Play England local play indicators have been developed to support both top tier and second tier local authorities in assessing and managing their own performance in providing play opportunities to local children.
This guide is aimed at those responsible for developing, delivering and maintaining innovative natural play spaces within parks and similar spaces.
A briefing for risk managers in local authorities and other public and voluntary agencies that manage play provision.
Together with Play England, Participation Works has developed a How To guide aimed at all those involved in designing and developing play spaces for children and young people.