Little People Play

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.

 

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Big People Play

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!

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