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Playworker Meynell Walter on "When Should Adults Intervene in Children Play?"

In May 2017, Meynell visited Dorothy Snot school in Athens to participate in the opening event of our new, bigger school.

Given the chance, we organized a public discussion on “What is Play?” in our old school’s garden. 20 more words

Dorothy Snot

Pirate Heart

Friends keep reminding me of the lessons I’m learning. I am glad they read my Blog! Thank you! This week I started thinking about the posts about play, and how it can change my attitude. 693 more words


Volunteers are needed to help out at Bootle computer club for kids, but you don’t have to be an expert in tech.

Little Sandbox is a tech club for kids interested in computer programming, electronics, robotics, animation and other digital media. 228 more words

Feminist Treehouse

The girls built it themselves.

One treehouse has led to another at Eureka Villa, which is perfect, because while I had a hand in setting up the first one, the second one came entirely from the children. 813 more words


Playing America

Play can be effective in times of oppression and strife; bringing people together, generating fun, and encouraging creation of im/possible spaces and futures. Playwork can also be a powerful agent for change, advocating and organising opportunities where play can focus, germinate and multiply. 653 more words


Being a Grownup

This story is from my new position as a playworker with Santa Clarita Valley Adventure Play and took place on their adventure playground, Eureka Villa… 932 more words


Withdrawing qualifications is another blow to playwork

Play England has reported that CACHE (Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) has closed its Level 2 Award and Certificate, Level 3 Award and Level 4 Award and Certificate qualifications to new registrations. 964 more words

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