This week is Love Outdoor Play Week!

Love Outdoor Play

Outdoor Play Week is a campaign being led by Re:Play and is now in its fifth year.  It is all about celebrating the play opportunities on offer in the fantastic green spaces across the South East. 

It is an annual celebration with events organised all over the region to help children and young people get out and play, encouraging and promoting outdoor play, whatever the weather.  Reminding play workers and families alike that outdoor play is not just for the summer, and that as long as you are dressed appropriately you can play out all year around.

Outdoor Play Week was started in the wake of research showing that children are spending less time playing outdoors than ever before.  A survey for Natural England found that as little as 10 per cent of their time is spent outdoors.  The attraction of TV and computer entertainment takes much of the blame…

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