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How Play Benefits Intellectual Development in Children

October 8, 2019

It’s easy to view play as a frivolous activity – something to entertain children before serious learning begins. However, play has a very important role in children’s development, acting much […]

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Play-Based Learning: What It Is and Why It’s Important

September 10, 2019

Play-based learning is an approach to early education that involves both child-directed and teacher-guided play. Through this approach, children are encouraged to enquire, question and solve problems through hands-on activities. […]

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Should kids play outside in winter? Science says yes

May 23, 2019

When the cold season rolls around, it can be tempting to stay warm, indoors. However, it can do more harm than good especially for children who need some form of […]

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How to Create Engaging Community Playgrounds

August 31, 2018

In the world of paediatrics and child development, we can find numerous papers that stress the importance and benefits of play in promoting healthy children. With child obesity on the […]

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How Many Play Spaces Should a School Have?

August 31, 2018

One of the key mantras in the Finnish education system is “The work of a child is to play”. In fact, a child’s right to play is recognised in the […]

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Children are Playing Outside Less and Less

February 2, 2018

Recent studies by UK charity The National Trust have revealed that children are only playing outside an average of just over four hours per week. While this may seem considerable, […]

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Zuckerberg Pushes Play

January 11, 2018

Upon the arrival of Facebook Co-founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s second child, Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla published a letter through their own Facebook page urging their newborn daughter […]

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Does helicopter parenting make kids more anxious?

December 4, 2017

Parent, urban designer, play space designer or all of the above – here’s an interesting study! Recent international studies have found that challenging parenting behaviour may reduce childhood anxiety. About […]

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The Benefit of Rope Play & Playgrounds In Schools

July 14, 2017

Rope climbing structures are growing in popularity amongst schools because they are a safe means of providing the much-loved climbing function. While other static playground equipment provides enormous play value, […]

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Class Time Vs Play Time – Achieving the Right Balance

February 28, 2017

What does the word ‘learn’ really mean? We often hear it used by school educators, parents and even politicians, but the real meaning is not so obvious. Learning at school […]

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