Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Nursery Carnival!

Nursery Carnival held their annual summer playday event in St Marks Park, Ladbroke Grove - this year's theme: "Fishville"!
Sutcliffe Play kindly donated Snug for the day, and it was very enthusiastically played on by the local children, most of whom had presumably never seen it before...

Monday, August 8, 2011

Hot play in Barnet!

Hundreds of families turned out on one of the hottest days this summer for a fabulous Playday in Friary Park, Barnet, north London. Snug proved to be a very popular attraction for kids of all ages...

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Snug Play days in August!

Visitors to Play events around the country will be able to try out Snug this month.
All are welcome!
Playdays are being held at:-

Wednesday August 3rd
National Coal Mining Museum
New Road, Overton, Wakefield, WF4 4RH
9am - 4pm
Barnet Play Day,
Friary Park Road,
Barnet, N12 9PD
11am - 4pm

Thursday August 4th
National Coal Mining Museum
New Road, Overton, Wakefield, WF4 4RH
9am - 4pm
Eastwood Play Day,
Eastwood Comprehensive School, NG16 3DY.
(Parking Hall Park, Mansfield Road)
12 - 4pm

Friday 5th August
Aberford Park
Brook Road,
Boreham Wood, WD6 5HQ
1 - 4pm

Tuesday 9th August
Stapleford Play Day
Ilkeston Road Recreational Play Ground
12 - 4pm

Thursday 11th August
Kimberley Play Day,
Kimberley School Playing Field,
NG16 1EX. (Parking Chestnut Drive)
12 - 4pm

Saturday 13th August
Old Newland Primary School,
Jack Kaye Walk, Reynoldson Street,
Newland Avenue. HU5 2BX
11am - 4pm

Friday 19th August
Emsllie Hornimans Park,
Kensal Road,
London W10 5AW
12 - 4.30pm

Monday, August 1, 2011

The end of zero risk in childhood?

Tim Gill recently wrote in The Guardian of the positive climate change in attitudes to children's safety:-

"The time is right to move beyond unproductive debates about the “blame culture” and instead to build momentum behind the idea of expanding children’s horizons. What is needed is nothing
less than the wholesale rejection of the philosophy of protection. In its place, what we need to adopt is a philosophy of resilience that truly embraces risk, uncertainty and real challenge – even real danger – as essential ingredients of a rounded childhood."

Read full article here...