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Cross-Sectoral Connections, Loose Parts Play, Outdoor Play Environments, Parents, Policy, Practice
State of the Sector Report
About This Project

The Playgroundology blog advocates for a wider variety of play opportunities for kids in public spaces. Since 2010, the blog has published 450 posts about play in various locations around the world that have been read by parents, play enthusiasts, practitioners, and policy makers in over 200 countries. The award-winning blog is referenced by readers as an inspiring source of content on the power and beauty of play.


Playgroundology’s founder, Alex Smith, programs public play events, presents at conferences, consults with community groups and speaks to the value of play with print and broadcast media.


Learn more about Playgroundology here.