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The Playground Politics of the Parents’ Chat Group

The difference between WhatsApp and traditional playground gossip, the headteacher says, is that carping can “run and run and merge into ... read more Talking to Dads at the Playground Is Hard for a Reason There are two types of playground dads: the ones that want to talk and the ones that don't. I've been both and always run into the same ... [...]

2019-05-30T15:17:55+00:00May 24th, 2019|

Learning About Nature at Kew Gardens Playground

A new playground where children will be able to see all the things that plants need to grow is set to open at Kew Gardens in south-west London ... read more Keeping Children Active and Healthy How you can keep your children active and healthy through exercise and healthy ... Physiotherapists and dietitians know that [...]

2019-05-17T13:48:43+00:00May 17th, 2019|

Lessons on Road Safety Need to Start Early

The training starts even earlier in some schools, where the city has repurposed the asphalt around playgrounds with traffic markings ... read more Reduce One Hour Lunch Break and Everyone Loses Out ... An increase in primary breakfast clubs; Primary schools are more negative about the existence and quality of playground markings, sheltered ... read [...]

2019-05-14T08:31:34+00:00May 10th, 2019|

Old Tyres Get a Second Run in Playgrounds

Nandini Reddy. A journey that began in IIT Kharagpur in 2015 with five architecture students getting together to provide a playground for ... read more Kids Get Together in Heath Town Estate for New Playgrounds Children enjoyed an afternoon of fun and games as they came together in Heath Town for the grand opening of [...]

2019-05-03T08:13:24+00:00May 3rd, 2019|

Designs & Lines Install Winning Playground Design with the Help of Child Designer

This week, the team at Designs & Lines had the absolute privilege of returning to St Mary Prittlewell’s School to install Athena’s winning playground design. Athena and a number of her friends were chosen to partake in the installation. So, we let them help out as the winning design. Read the whole story here!  Campaign [...]

2019-05-22T15:10:18+00:00April 26th, 2019|

13 Parents in The Playground You’re Bound to Meet

Growing up, I didn't go to a lot of playgrounds, probably because my mom didn't feel like taking four young children when we had a backyard ... read more Children from Warrington Primary School Celebrate Their Playground Now the playground has been resurfaced, with the addition of new line marking sand a new barked play [...]

2019-04-23T10:13:05+00:00April 19th, 2019|

Wandsworth Common Playground Set to Undergo £165000 Revamp

Work is set to begin on a £165,000 revamp of a toddler and young children's playground in Wandsworth Common, it has been announced … read more Chainsaw Artist Creates Playground Bench Chainsaw artist Daniel Cordell has created a nature-inspired bench out of a fallen tree in Hollingdean Park. The Friends of Hollingdean Park ... read more What Common Road Markings Actually Mean [...]

2019-04-12T13:37:20+00:00April 12th, 2019|

Playground Revamp Will Allow All Children to Have Fun

A new natural playground will be built in Greenwich Park. It will cater for ... read more Playground of the Wealthy Original plans showed the playground would be accessible through a ... But while this sort of carry-on is in most cases illegal in the UK, there ... read more I'm Never Bringing My Phone [...]

2019-04-05T14:40:23+00:00April 5th, 2019|

In Britain’s Playgrounds, ‘Bringing in Risk’ to Build Resilience

Outside the Princess Diana Playground in Kensington Gardens in ... and safety issues in Britain state that “the goal is not to eliminate risk” … read more Shropshire Pupils on Track to Being Healthy Forest schools, maintaining school gardens, refreshing playground markings, repairing raised plant beds, and repainting car park markings … read more Global Playground Equipment Market Industry Analysis 2019 The [...]

2019-03-28T11:34:06+00:00March 28th, 2019|

Britain Embraces Riskier Playgrounds

After decades of obsessive safety-proofing, adults are finally realizing that a bit of danger is a good thing for kids. My kids' favourite playground is ... read more Getting to Grips With Cognitive Load Theory Are we getting in a muddle with cognitive load theory? A welcome development in teaching in recent years has been [...]

2019-03-21T11:17:18+00:00March 21st, 2019|