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Playful Communities - Make your area a place to play

Design for Play - If you are a community group or parish or town council wishing to commission or improve a community space for children and young people in your area we can help you.

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The Playful Communities toolkit is for anyone wishing to get involved in creating, improving and maintaining places where young people can play and spend their free time.

More then 100 interesting resources about PLAY:

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Making School Fun!
Participatory Video: Bring out the storyteller inside all type of communities.
Find your voice, and make dreams come true
Get 'em in the Kitchen!
Kid Pix(ture) Perfect
Overcome negative beliefs through PLAY
Turn kid's artwork to rug
Understanding systems sparks creative confidence
Play Me, I'm Yours (Street Pianos - Luke Jerram)
Kid's Art Becoming Alive
Creative Recognition From Your Family
Schoolplein 14 - School Yard 14
Imagination Playgrounds
Global Cardboard Challenge
Cultivating Creative Communities - How can we help students become the Makers of things in the DW
Unstructured play in nature
Playful Parenting and other Larry Cohen books
Twice Exceptional: I am dyslectic (and I will be excellent designer)
Find, Make and Play. Craft and educational toy to inspire and awaken imagination.
Parents go back to school!
The New Playing Fields: Building a 21st Century Sandbox (2008)
Creating a Safe Community for idea sharing- The Power of "Yes, and""
Using Sport for Development- Magic Bus
Caine's Arcade
Playativity: The value of play and creativity (Reseach about Creative Confidence)
The Power of a Pep Talk: We all need a little push, don't we?
 Playing With Lego Can Make You More Creative
Natural Movement- strength agility - never leave the kid in each of us behind
Recycling Inspiration
PLANKS Simply toys open space for complex play, Complex toys allows only simple play!
Preparing for College: What's a Maker To Do?
I invited our neighbour kid over for some creative confidence fun!
El Sistema: A Social Action for Music
Designing cities that encourage active play—and more.
Basketball and Creative Confidence
let kids propose solutions to problems, just like Kid President does
Playing = Learning
Using the Force
A Giant LEGO Calendar that Syncs to Smartphones
Positive Affirmations
The future of play: Defining the role and value of play in the 21st century
Be a Role Model and a Follower to Inspire a Child's Creative Confidence
EU sees Importance of PLAY
Play with your food
Spaces that foster Play as a learning experience


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