Project Wildthing documentary – 24 hours to go

Play England have just pledged £3000 towards the Project Wildthing documentary. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/projectwildthing/project-wild-thing-a-feature-length-documentary With only 24 hours to go, please help us get the last £2.5k needed to reach our £30k target! If we don’t we wont get anything…  

Launching the Nature App

Would you hand your phone to a stranger asking you to get outside more?? Project Wild Thing! Find out more and share ideas on how to re-wild our children at: http://www.projectwildthing.com/   https://twitter.com/wearewildthing

Torbay Children’s Week – The Movie

Guest post by Play Torbay We know that Torbay loves outdoor play! But did you know that we have a whole week dedicated to getting local children and their families out to play everyday?! This short documentation of Torbay Children’s Week 2012 was shot by young people attending the event. The week in August consisted … Continue reading

Today is International Mud Day 2012!

Today is International Mud Day, a chance for kids all over the world to get out and get  muddy! What will you do to mark this mud day? Why not get together with the kids in your life and play at being a chef with some mud pies or twig soup, or even build your … Continue reading

Outstanding Play in an Outstanding School – A Beacon Rising

Michael Follett OPAL CIC If you wanted to describe an outstanding place to play would you think of primary schools? Clearly OFSTED thought so when they mentioned the outstanding quality of play at a South Gloucestershire School and the way it supported learning behaviours as one of the contributions to their ‘outstanding’ judgement. To follow … Continue reading

Outdoor Learning: Practical guidance, ideas and support for teachers and practitioners in Scotland

Well done to all those involved in writing these new resources for outdoor learning in Scotland. No matter where you are in the world you will find the ideas within Outdoor Learning: Practical guidance, ideas and support for teachers and practitioners in Scotland useful. .. Two new resources published for Outdoor Learning 1) Building your Curriculum: … Continue reading

Help to protect 2,012 outdoor spaces by the end of 2012

Kathryn Cook from Fields in Trust has been in contact about their fantastic effort to help save playing fields across the UK. Over 2012 they plan to protect 2,012 fields and they need our help to do it. In their own words (and that of the Duke of Cambridge) this is what it’s all about … Continue reading

A major win for outdoor play in Bristol

Well done to everyone in Bristol who have been involved in this.. What a beautiful win and fantastic step forward.   Press release from Bristol City Council. Red tape cut to encourage playing out Release Date:  02-Aug-2011 A campaign to enable more children and young people to play out safely on residential streets is being backed … Continue reading

A new lead for Love Outdoor Play

I’m really pleased to say that another, and very cool, organisation has agreed to take a lead on this campaign. We will say who in a little while, but it will be great. Many thanks for your support.

Could you lead Love Outdoor Play?

We love outdoor play and that’s why we started this campaign. It’s growing and doing well but some of our other work on play.. like this and like this… are taking up so much of our time that we are not paying this campaign enough attention. We will always support it.. but the time has … Continue reading