Recently SBS television's Dateline programme ran a story on a Danish 'forest kindergarten', where kids are actively encouraged to run free, play with knives, climb high, explore fallen trees and more.
The show drew a huge audience response both here in Australia and overseas.
Click here to watch the episode.
In Seattle a man has been ordered to demolish part of a home in order to keep the crazy-ass playground he's built from recycled materials in the backyard.
Read the original article here.
Earlier in the year, creative powerhouse Nicole Phillips and I had a fun day experimenting with concrete.
It will probably come as no surprise that I was keen to explore pattern and detail, and to see how different shapes and forms would interact with water.
Here's a little Instagram video of the most successful (and yes, it was made with the help of a humble egg carton).
We've just had Concrete Play Day #2, so stay tuned to see what emerges from the rubble this time 'round! Read More
When I was a kid we played outside all the time.
I loved riding my bike round and around the canefields behind our house. My brother spent years climbing on to our shed roof and then hurtling himself off on a flying fox.
A friend’s place had the perfect combination of chook shed, tree, open lawn, and dark under-house area. Read More