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More play in the media

05-09-2019

Here is a summary of the latest play related articles and blogs to be published online.

Empowering children’s voices in research and decision-making
Swansea University Morgan Academy Blog (Jane Williams)

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More children back in school during the holidays
BBC Wales News (Daniel Davies)

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Child’s play: how risky activity is vital to learning how to be safe
The Irish Times (Geraldine Walsh)

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It’s never been safer for kids to play outside – or more dangerous to be inside
CBC

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Unicef finds Hong Kong parents value free play for their children (but don’t really know what it is)
South China Morning Post (Peace Chiu)

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Kids learn valuable life skills through rough-and-tumble play with their dads
The Conversation (Emily Freeman)

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From ball pits to water slides: the designer who changed children’s playgrounds for ever
The Guardian (Nicholas Hune-Brown)

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Conwy’s National Playday brings hundreds to Rydal Penrhos in Colwyn Bay
North Wales Pioneer (Duncan Rieder)

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Gallery: Thousands of people descend on Wrexham town centre for biggest Play Day event yet
Wrexham.com

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Shrinking Recess May Be Damaging Your Kid
Muddy Smiles (Arthur G)

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We Have Ruined Childhood
The New York Times (Kim Brooks)

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Why helping our children embrace the natural world is good for us all
WalesOnline (Carolyn Hitt)

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Parks and Play: Not all children experience the sort of outdoor play many of us took for granted
Fields in Trust (Marguerite Hunter Blair)

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Why Kids Need Nature
Parentology (Mattie Schuler)

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Why you may want to reconsider saying ‘be careful’ to your children
Motherly (Amy Webb)

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