Play Things: help spread sparks of PlayKX all over the place

Play is essential. It helps children build resilience and make sense of the world even when things have gone a little crazy. So Assemble Play has made a collection of stuff, just like they use at Play KingsX. It’s for families to use to transform indoors, outdoors or just an ordinary park playground into an adventure. Lockdown … Continue reading Play Things: help spread sparks of PlayKX all over the place

No ball games: life and play through the eyes of children across the UK

Celebrating the imagination and resourcefulness of young children across the UK by understanding the outdoor games they invent, inherit and play. The documentary was shot before Covid-19 changed their lives, and shifts from rural Wales to post-industrial Teesside and inner-city London. What challenges will these young people face in the aftermath of brutal funding cuts … Continue reading No ball games: life and play through the eyes of children across the UK

Let’s start an education revolution! 5th- 8th November, 2020 (online)

What’s next for your children’s future? Increasing numbers of our children and young people are facing mental health issues. The global pandemic has exacerbated the challenges of an already broken system. How can we best support our children and young people, especially in uncertain times? We're delighted to share this special event from our friends at … Continue reading Let’s start an education revolution! 5th- 8th November, 2020 (online)

Children raised in greener areas have higher IQ, study finds

Research also found lower levels of difficult behaviour in rich and poor neighbourhoods Growing up in a greener urban environment boosts children’s intelligence and lowers levels of difficult behaviour, a study has found. The analysis of more than 600 children aged 10-15 showed a 3% increase in the greenness of their neighbourhood raised their IQ … Continue reading Children raised in greener areas have higher IQ, study finds