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Win £500 to spend in Playforce Shop with Twinkl and Playforce

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | June 2014

Ever imagined your perfect outdoor provision or garden area for the children in your setting? Pictured them splashing happily in a wonderful water play area, building sand castles, growing seedlings and inspiring young gardeners? Keen on den building, outdoor classrooms, outdoor literacy games, water channelling and much more? Then this challenge is for you! We’ve […]... Read more.

Playing It Safe

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | May 2014

The Australian Standards for Playgrounds have been recently updated to re-establish an approach to play which “promotes fun and enjoyment over risk-aversion”. The new guidelines acknowledge the potential for health and safety concerns to restrict children’s activity and compromise their enjoyment of their outdoor space. While keeping children’s wellbeing a priority, the new standards emphasise […]... Read more.

Come Outside!

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | May 2014

A recent study by the University of Bristol found that for every hour spent outdoors with friends after school, children were doing an extra 17 minutes of physical activity. The results have prompted a call for parents to encourage children to spend their after-school time playing outside with others. The “Move More” Study, partly funded […]... Read more.