Outdoor Play and Participation Research Group

Set up in 2017, the Outdoor Play and Participation Research Special Interest Group aims to identify and disseminate research into outdoor play for children and young people. The Group is interested in both academic and practice based research into outdoor play. In the context of this group, outdoor play refers to play in all settings including; playgrounds, parks, rural areas, urban neighbourhoods, schools, preschools, back gardens, and foot paths. The Group is focussed on meeting the needs of all children and young people aged 0-18. The Group is open to all members of the Children’s Research Network.


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