Here is a summary of the latest play related articles, blogs, videos and podcasts to be published online.
Outdoor play campaigners call for UK traffic curbs to protect children
Harriet Grant, The Guardian
This article and accompanying video reports on the campaign by Playing Out to reduce the danger children face from traffic on residential roads.
Nature play is a vital part of a child’s upbringing, and parents play a critical role
Eric Ralls, Earth.com
This article discusses recent research into adults’ attitudes to playing in nature and their role as gatekeepers in childen’s exposure to nature play.
The future is a playground
Kaitlin Gibson, The Washington Post
This article reports on how designers are reinventing play spaces to allow greater freedom and inclusivity, and involving children in the projects.
Bush kinder has given my four-year-old daughter resilience and readiness for life
Lucille Wong, The Guardian
Spain: More inclusive playgrounds for neurodiverse children
Anne-Sophie Garrigou, How Could We? podcast, EIT Climate-KIC
Activating Spaces with neuroDiverse Publics
This summer holidays, let kids be kids
John Mac Ghlionn, spiked
The Play Pod – Ep 7
PlayBoard Northern Ireland