Here is an opportunity for the Conference participants to get in some playing for themselves, as well as perhaps gain some ideas they can take back into their settings to offer to their children.
Picture it, draw it, plan it
Build it - Keith Rogers, Glen Flurry, Sam Broadhurst
The session is spread over two timeslots, You can go to either or both.
Unleash your creativity and learn practical skills with a hands-on workshop delivered by the Play to Measure team, where imagination knows no bounds! Join us in envisioning and crafting a limitless play space, exploring diverse timber types, fixtures, and fittings, and gaining insights into their practical applications. Discover an array of tools essential for bringing your vision to life. Engage in collective planning as we collaboratively transform ideas into tangible plans. In smaller, interactive groups, participants will have the opportunity to construct a unique element of the envisioned design. Choose our workshop and be part of a hands-on adventure that turns dreams into reality.
TIME: 11:15 - 12:15 LENGTH: 1 hour
TIME: 12:30 - 14:00 LENGTH: 1 hour 30 minutes
The Suitcase Club - Adele Cleaver
Playworkers know that children thrive when playing with loose parts in our settings, so how do we empower caregivers to embrace loose parts play when there aren't playworkers present? What are the risks of encouraging loose parts play without playworkers present? If you live and breathe loose parts as much as Adele does, and want to help her form the foundations of families filling suitcases with stuff from home for community-led play meet ups (aka The Suitcase Club) then please come along, join the discussion and share your thoughts on this new initiative.
TIME: 14:45 - 15:45 LENGTH: 1 hour
TIME: 16:00 - 17:00 LENGTH: 1 hour