DATE: September 2013 Making and building at Shiremoor Adventure Playground, North Tyneside.
Cooking and communities at Fort Apache Adventure Playground, Torbay.
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.
Play England’s vision is for England to be a country where everybody can fully enjoy their right to play throughout their childhood and teenage years, as set out in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Article 31and the Charter for Children’s 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.
An independent evaluation of the innovative Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL) programme, designed to enhance play opportunities for children within school.
This briefing is for parish councils, friends of parks groups, community groups, voluntary management bodies, voluntary organisations and anyone from the local community who wants to support more and better play in green spaces.
This guide is aimed at those responsible for developing, delivering and maintaining innovative natural play spaces within parks and similar spaces.