Tools of the trade (page 1 of 3)
Here's a new section on the London Play website which will feature practical tools to help improve the play experience. Let us know about any useful tools you are aware of and we'll add them.
October 2020 : In light of updated restrictions, London Play's view is that is that there is no reason why play streets should not proceed, with some adjustments.
While playground remain open, play streets offer one of the safest opportunities for children to exercise their need - and right - to play. This (UPDATED) guidance aims to help residents assess and manage risks of post lockdown play streets.
21 April 2020: This briefing provides some guidance for adventure playgrounds considering opening in some limited capacity during the coronavirus pandemic.
09 April 2020: This briefing has been prepared by London Play and A5cend to help London adventure playgrounds as they rise to the challenge during the COVID 19 pandemic. Information on support available, where to access it and help to ensure the survival of adventure playground organisations so that they can continue to support children and families through and beyond this difficult period.
UNICEF Child Friendly Cities and Communities Initiative
This Toolkit contains tested step-by-step guidance, methodologies and tools on how to establish a CFCI in a manner that respects the rights and principles enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Based on good practices and lessons-learned from countries where UNICEF has National Committees, the guidance and methodology in the Toolkit is tailored to National Committee context, but can be applied by all municipalities that implement the CFCI.
Download the toolkit here