To create spaces which achieve the great benefits of Nature Based Play, we continue to explore and develop our own knowledge base.
Linked below is a selection of our own research and that by others which we see as helpful in understanding Nature Based Play.
“How Nature Play Spaces Support Positive Child Development”
This report by Cath Fitzhardinge, Occupational Therapist explores 6 Nature Based Play projects. Through observation of children and interviews with the School/Centre Operators, Cath considers the impact of these spaces on children’s play and development. This report is a great introduction to Nature Play, why these spaces are so important and what children need to get the most out of their Nature Play experience.
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old,
we grow old because we stop playing”
George Bernard Shaw