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Play and Risk Tim Gill - Play Wales PDF icon Play and Risk.pdf
To deny children the simple joy of riding a bike is an abdication of our parental responsibilities Steven Herrick - The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/sep/28/to-deny-children-the-simpl...

No video game, Covid-19 lockdown or computer simulation can replace the childhood liberation of being alone on a bicycle

The Benefits of Play for Adults Lawrence Robinson, Melinda Smith, M.A., Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., and Jennifer Shubin PDF icon The Benefits of Play for Adults.pdf
The Things that Matter: Views of 8-12 year olds on life, school and community South Australian Commissioner for Children and Young People PDF icon Screen-The-Things-That-Matter-Report.pdf
In praise of boredom: a lockdown story The Age

Melbourne writer Doug Hendrie gives us a refreshing take on his family's learnings from the 2020 Pandemic. Doug's recent article featured in The Age, and speaks to how the lockdown gave him and his children the freedom to be bored!

By Doug Hendrie - Melbourne Writer November 28, 2020

https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/in-praise-of-boredom-a-lockd...

Every move counts towards better health – says WHO World Health Organisation

WHO statistics show that one in four adults, and four out of five adolescents, do not get enough physical activity. Globally this is estimated to cost US$54 billion in direct health care and another US$14 billion to lost productivity:
https://www.who.int/news/item/25-11-2020-every-move-counts-towards-bette...

Streets Ahead - An Interactive Place Study ERA-CO + WOODS BAGOT PDF icon 201019_Streets-Ahead-Report.pdf
Martin Sheppard in conversation with Robyn Monro Miller NSC FORUMS 2020 Interview Series

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUR2ZG3qcMU

Where Will All The Trees Be? Green Spaces Better Places PDF icon The 2020 update of green cover benchmarking in our cities and suburbs.
20 Things to notice in national parks, botanic gardens and other natural spaces Nature Play SA PDF icon Nature-Play-SA-20-Things-to-notice-in-national-parks-Digital.pdf
5 Reasons Playing Is Important For Your Child's Heart Health Playground Professionals LLC (PGP)

https://www.playgroundprofessionals.com/play/health-and-safety/5-reasons...

Loose Parts Play Toolkit 2019 Inspiring Scotland

https://www.inspiringscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Loose-Pa...

Insufficient physical activity Australian Institure of Health and Welfare

https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/risk-factors/insufficient-physical-activ...

Why your kids should be playing right now National Geographic

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/family/2020/09/letting-your-kids-act-...

“Play is enjoying time with your friends” Lucidology PDF icon Ludicology-Flintshire-Report-Final_web-edit.pdf