3rdAugust 2022

Nature based play publication now available

03.08.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Play Scotland has shared this new publication (July 2022) Nature-Based Play which is free to download. It has been produced in partnership between Arup and the Real Play Coalition. The publication explores the positive connections nature-based play can make between children’s wellbeing and climate resilience. This aims to  inspire local [...]

21stJuly 2022

Outdoor Play and Learning for Health, Wellbeing, and Development in Early Childhood

21.07.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

This Special Issue “Outdoor Play and Learning for Health, Wellbeing, and Development in Early Childhood” is in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). It seeks papers describing outdoor play and learning interventions and initiatives designed to promote the physical, emotional, cognitive, social, and behavioural development of [...]

6thJuly 2022

Research finds children’s mood and wellbeing improved by connection to nature activities

06.07.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

This research paper Children’s perception of biodiversity in their school grounds and its influence on their wellbeing and resilience is shared in Journal of Environmental Psychology (Volume 67, February 2020, 101381). This research was carried out by University of Holloway of London (Louise N. Montgomery et al.) It explored whether engaging [...]