Board Games

Buzzwords Board Game = any game played on a board, especially one that involves the movement of pieces on the board, such as chess or checkers Headlines https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/08/the-hottest-new-board-games-from-gen-con-2019 https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/12/ars-technicas-ultimate-board-game-buyers-guide-2018-edition Planeta.com Play Get Out of Jail Free Card

Playful City USA

Elsewhere on the Web Playful City USA – kaboom.org/cities/playful_city_usa – is a recognition program honoring cities and towns that ensure that kids in their communities, particularly kids from low-income families, get the balanced and active play they need to thrive. 2018 announcement The organizers have decided to take a break from Playful City USA to …

Play

Photo Play = Engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose Quotes Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. – Fred Rogers Embedded Tweets School playground equipment in …

Helping Kids Thrive in City Parks

Photo: Wetlands Park On March 8 Salzburg Global Seminar livestreamed a panel discussion about creating equitable nature access for children in cities across the world. The event was presented in partnership with the Children and Nature Network and National League of Cities who collaborate on the U.S.-based initiative called Cities Connecting Children to Nature, which …

Gameification

Poster: Gameification On Gameification = The idea of turning an otherwise mundane process into a game, to give people more of an incentive to do it. About the photo: For World Environment Day 2010, I asked friends at the Pochimilco Market to make a sign … with the ‘prize’ being a photo and talking up their work …