Mothers’ influence on children’s play 07-02-2013Read more
A study by the University of Missouri has found that the more directive the mothers were during play, the less engaged children were with them and the more negative emotion the children displayed toward their mothers.
At a debate in the Senedd Assembly Members called for more 20mph zones to be introduced to protect children playing.
The third issue of the International Journal of Play in 2013 will be a special issue devoted to the role of play in human wellbeing.
Wales continues to lead the way on children’s right to play A United Nations Committee has ratified and published a general comment on Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) which highlights the importance of a child’s right to play.
United Nations adopts in-depth interpretation of ‘forgotten’ child’s right The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has adopted a General Comment that clarifies for governments worldwide the meaning and importance of Article 31 of the Convention on the Right of the Child.