Sue Atkins: I love outdoor play because…

Outdoor play, climbing trees and riding bikes I used to love taking my kids to the park when they were young and watching them run off to chase our dogs, jump, hide, shout, whistle, climb and explore the natural world. Wrapped up warm with jumpers and wellies they always arrived back home with rosy cheeks, […]

Schools Out – Now What? Day 3

  When my kids were little they absolutely loved water.  Water offers lots of opportunities for playing and learning, from the simple sensory delight of splashing feet in a paddling pool to popping bubbles in the bath, to measuring, pouring and weighing. Whether you’re outside in the garden or inside in the bath,  there are many […]

What’s my imaginary friend, Lego and building memories got in common?

I’ve been in London all day at  speaking to about 20 different radio stations around the UK as I was asked to give my opinion on a new survey by Lego. This new survey discovered that over 80% of parents admitted that their children would rather actively play with toys and games than sit […]