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Street play manual for residents - new resources


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Play Wales supports initiatives that reclaim the streets and neighbourhoods for children and teenagers to be able to range and play.

For most children, there has been a decrease in the use of streets and outdoor areas for play near their homes. Parents tell us that they are fearful of the combination of more vehicles on the roads and the speed of traffic which means that they stop their children playing out.

We have worked with Playing Out – a parent and resident-led movement working to promote street play – to produce a manual and supporting materials to support parents to organise play sessions on their street.

How to organise playing out sessions on your street is a a step-by step guide to organising street play sessions, based on the experience of parents and residents across the UK.

This is a version of Playing Out’s manual for residents in Wales.

Download | view online

Supporting materials:

10 good reasons for street play

Playing Out leaflet

Street play steward lanyards

Street play steward briefing

Street play car notice template

Street play confirmation flyer template

Street play closure dates letter template

Street play neighbours meeting letter template

Street play risk assessment template