Tag Archive: play

Are competitive sports doing more harm than good to children’s mental health?

Has your school started hosting non-competitive sports days?   If so, they’re not the only ones. In a recent survey, 57 percent of parents with children at primary school say their sports day is non-competitive – yet 86 percent do not agree with this approach. Some parents and teachers think competition can be potentially harmful…
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April 9, 2018 Tags:, , , , , ,

Is play accessible enough?

When thinking about the accessibility of play, it is important that play value isn’t lost; simply being able to do something is not what makes it enjoyable. There were some wonderful examples of this in the recent BBC Children in Need special of ‘The Big Life Fix’ – including a couple of clever robots that…
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November 16, 2017 Tags:, , ,