Develop play environments that will meet the needs of all children, providing challenging, flexible, inclusive and stimulating opportunities to learn, develop and play.
This book shows you how improving the play environment also offers positive solutions for dealing with a number of issues, ranging from inclusion to playground management.
- frameworks for designing play environments
- case studies with examples of how play environments can be developed
- ideas and activities
- practical examples
- evidence showing the importance of good play environments.
Author Theresa Casey is a play consultant and chair of the Scotland Branch of the International Play Association. In Environments for outdoor play she offers ideas, knowledge and experience in outdoor play environments for children, which will be useful for child care practitioners and managers and well as students, playground designers and landscape architects.