Fair Play for Children News — Children’s Play and Youth Work

Jan Cosgrove
38 min readMay 8, 2024

including Children’s Play, Sport, Arts, Recreation, Creativity, Cultural, Youth Work

Fair Play for Children website: http://www.fairplay31.online/index.html

Link to Previous page to 2nd May 2024

The POWER of Play — Boy finds solace in kites amidst war devastation — WATCH HERE

13th June 2024

Fair Play Manifesto for 2024 General Election

Molly, 11, addressing the crowd at #ParliamentSquare yesterday: “When I play, I feel like I’m in a whole different world. A better one.” Her friend Chisom, also 11, said simply: “Play is incredible.” #InternationalDayofPlay #PlayMatters #PlayisPowerful https://londonplay.org.uk/our_news/children-bring-power-of-play-to-heart-of-westminster/

Beyond Fun: UNICEF’s supported Play Day for Children Showcases the Power of Play in Development

UK Government must provide clear Pathway To Play
API issue Open Letter to next Government

Limiting ‘free play’ may be worse than screen time for children, professor says — MSN

How a community campaign is cleaning up rubber mulch playgrounds — Wausau Pilot & Review

International Day Of Play Reminds Us Why We Need To Stay Playful | Mirage News

First-ever International Day of Play marked to help children reach full potential

7th June 2024

Woman receives wholesome reply from neighbor after complaining about her kids playing

Adult Participation Ignites Play, Imagination in Infants-Toddlers | Mirage News

International Day of Play: Celebrating the power of play despite politicians showing they don’t give a damn

31st May 2024

Dangerous Playground: How Do You De-Risk A Surf Zone? — Surfline

Must know for youth services

Latest News https://www.childsplaycanada.ca/about-us/latest-news/

26th May 2024

Children play football or ride their bicycles, seemingly unaware of the danger of the gas …

Work set to begin on children’s play area upgrades — Herald.Wales

Children at play: Inclusive playground coming soon to LeRoy — Smile Politely

International Day of Play | United Nations

19th May 2024

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What is the Ofsted plan for play?

The “plan for play” launched on Tuesday outlines a vision for the Department for Education to require every school to have a play plan that would be subject to Ofsted inspection. Under the proposals, teachers would be taught about play-based learning for children of all ages, not only early years.12 Mar 2024

Campaigners are calling to revive play in schools to tackle an ‘escalating’ health crisis — MSN

14th May 2024

Amazon fulfillment centre delivers 600 play therapy kits — Echo.ie

GALLERY: Official opening of £81,000 children’s play park in Boston-area community

8th May 2024

Play & Learn Place at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library celebrates first anniversary

The “plan for play” outlines a vision for the Department for Education to require every school to have a play plan that would be subject to Ofsted inspection. Under the proposals, teachers would be taught about play-based learning for children of all ages, not only early years.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/news/call-for-schools-to-plan-for-play-for-pupils-of-all-ages

https://www.espplay.co.uk/the-importance-of-play-in-eyfs-ofsted-inspections/

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Jan Cosgrove

National Secretary of Fair Play for Children, Also runs Bognor Regis Herald online. Plus runs British Music Radio online