Here are some papers, reports and publications about play, play spaces and other areas of research.

Child Friendly Planning Policy in the UK: A review

A Manifesto for Children’s Play Commissioner Anne Longfield

Preventing Gang and Youth Violence Rapid Review

Are the world’s richest countries family friendly?

How do 11-year-olds understand the regeneration of Deptford?

My Data and Privacy Online – a toolkit for young people

From obesity to allergies, outdoor play is the best medicine for children

Research on Break Time

The Playtime Matters Report

Children and Neighbourhood Design

The Child’s View of a Good Neighbourhood

No Fear – growing up in a risk averse society

Research shows children play outside half as much as parents did

Harvard Science: Developing Child Key Concepts – Serve and Return

Being There: Why prioritising motherhood in the first three years matters

Unfinished Journey The Global Health Response to Children & Road Traffic 

Born to Move – How Movement and Music assists brain development in children aged 3-7 years by Sally Goddard Blythe with Music by Michael Lazarev

Macaroni Wood – a magical place where children can be children