By Morgan This one goes out to Anthony from Vivo, who asked “but how do I clean this tub full of pool noodle chunks?” He asked it worried, laughing, earnest. It felt like a quintessential playworker question - knowing the value of what looks like trash, needing to...
Introducing the Playwork Collective – a new gathering of founding senior playworkers from our favorite adventure playgrounds in the USA.
By Pop-Ups Morgan There are some questions we’ve asked a thousand times. “What is play?” “What did you love, when you were a child?” “What do you do for fun, these days?” It’s part of our warm-up routine, when standing in front of teachers, childcare professionals,...
By Pop-Ups Morgan Times like these, it's tempting to focus occasionally on fun times years ago, or future plans far enough away to get excited about now. Claude Stephens, and the good people of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, have been helping us do both this...
We may be experiencing a global pandemic, but children’s play continues! Here’s a collection of stories of children at play, with the coronavirus at the core of their narrative.
The coronavirus might be getting in the way of lots of things, but it won’t stop us playing! Read about how we will play during these restricted times, and how you can play with your children too!
We’ve a big year coming up. Find out what we’re up to and where we will be, and maybe you can be part of it while we walk, talk and study play in 2020.
It has been an amazing 2019 – thank you for being part of it!
Hear directly from one of our independent organisers – Ozlem from Turkey – and her love of pop-up adventure playgrounds and play.
Pop-Ups Zan writes about the Pop-Up Play Shop in Radcliffe, and how recent sad events has increased her resolve to make this project successful.