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Kate Cowan explains the background to the Play Observatory and our aims for the project.

As of August 2021, we are two thirds of the way into the data collection for the Play Observatory and we're delighted with the range and diversity of contributions we've been receiving about children's and young people's play experiences during lockdown times. John and Michelle reflect in this post on the story so far and invite people to keep contributing (or do so for the first time!)…

In this guest post, Pam Jarvis reflects on parents' and children's experiences of school closures and home schooling, asking what may change post-pandemic.

Xai Sandhu

In this guest post, Xai Sandhu (age 10) explains the creation of HomeCool Kids magazine during lockdown, with input from XazQ Sandhu (age 12), Mahnoor Daoudi (age 10) and Aadam Rasul (age 12).