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Photograph credit: Nathan Waitai

Play & Resiliency Amid COVID-19, Part 2

Webinar Description:

In part two of this free webinar series, join us for inspiring ideas of play and resiliency from around the world. Learn about physical materials like playful care packages to combat social isolation in inner cities and Play It Safe Kits to re-envision streets for play; recreation opportunities using Indigenous games; and practical toolkits for families to connect with nature during COVID-19. Advocating for active and outdoor play at home and in parks and nature is uniting the world’s Parks and Recreation Professionals together to share ideas and expertise to help heal all families in the world. #naturenevercloses

Learning Objectives:

After attending this webinar participants should be able to:

1. To collectively develop rapid responses to the current pandemic crisis to reach children and families with ideas for play within a restricted home environment and local neighbourhood
2. To refresh our knowledge on the benefits of being in nature for our health and wellbeing
3. To understand how play and nature can directly improve our ability to respond and recover during this pandemic

Speaker:

Meghan Talarowski, Studio Ludo
Nathan Waitai, Recreation Aotearoa
Scott Shinton, Kounkuey Design Initatives
Jason Tyndall, Nature Play SA, Australia
Leticia Lozano, Moderator

When

Date & Time: May 27th, 2020, 4 PM EDT

Sponsored by

This professional development webinar series brought to you by World Parks Academy & World Urban Parks

Webinar URL

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