Playwork Campference 2019 – “That’s playwork” – Guest Writer

Playwork Campference 2019 – “That’s playwork” – Guest Writer

Simon Rix has been in playwork since he was seventeen, taking roles at all levels in adventure playgrounds and advocacy for children’s right to play. We knew it was essential that his passion, experience and political context be represented in this young and...
Press Release: Second Playwork Campference brings international experts on children’s play to discuss unconventional approaches to risk and inclusion

Press Release: Second Playwork Campference brings international experts on children’s play to discuss unconventional approaches to risk and inclusion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHOUSTON, TX: On a three acre site in West Houston, children ages 6 to 13, many with learning differences and communication delays, have constructed a three-acre homemade playground of their dreams. This past year marked a decade of growth and...

Press Release: Study Finds Playground With Hammers and Nails ‘More Than Four Times’ Safer Than Playground with Swings and Slides

By ZanI am really excited to be writing this blogpost. It is in celebration of a publication written by my friends and fellow playworkers Jill Wood and Morgan Leichter-Saxby. I am biased when I say that I am always proud of everything that Morgan does (she is my...

Reflections from the PDC: “Kids play wherever they are with whatever they have” – Guest writer

By Erica QuigleyErica is one of our Playworker Development Course students and has been working steadily through the 12 modules. She has been reflecting recently on her practice, and, with her permission, we’ve decided to share some of her thoughts on our blog....