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  • Milton Keynes Play Association

    Established in 1971, Milton Keynes Play Association (MKPA) is a local independent charity which champions free and open play for all children in Milton Keynes.

    Our offices are open 9:00 – 5:30pm every day except Friday when we close at 5:00pm

    MKPA SCRAPSTORE and RESOURCE UNIT OPENING TIMES
    Monday 10:00 - 5.30
    Tuesday 10.00 - 5.30
    Wednesday 10:00 - 5:30
    Thursday 10.00 - 5:30
    Friday 10:00 - 5:00
    First and Second Saturday each month 10.00–1.00

Remember A.Day - MK Play Day-271

Our last day of free play sessions this holiday! Thursday 17th

Shenley Brook End (Church End Road) 10am-12.30pm Great Holm (next to Meeting Place) 2pm-4.30pm Bradwell Village (King George’s Field) 2pm-4.30pm

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Today’s FREE play sessions! (Tuesday 15th April)

Loughton (Sports Ground) 10am-12.30pm Heelands (Souther Sports Field) 10am-12.30pm Emerson Valley (White Horse Drive) 2pm-4.30pm Monkston Park (Village Green) 2pm-4.30pm Also Woodland Play at Linford Wood 10:30 – 12:00 – £1 per child, payable on the day.

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Today’s FREE play sessions across MK (Monday 14th):

Monkston (Central Playing Field) 10am-12.30pm Conniburrow (Mallow Gate Park) 10am-12.30pm Bletchley (Leon Park) 2pm-4.30pm Wolverton (Western Road Rec) 2pm-4.30pm

Still places available on our Play Adventure Learn sessions next week.

Children climbing trees and getting covered in mud romping by streams used to be common sights across the country. Natural or “free” play was greatly encouraged, and many children would play happily without adults for hours. But fears of “stranger danger”, a growing love affair with computer technology, busier roads and fewer wild environments mean … Continue reading

Today’s FREE play sessions (Thurs 10th):

Shenley Brook End (Church End Road) 10am-12.30pm Stacey Bushes (Buckthorn Play Area) 10am-12.30pm Bradwell Village (King George Field) 2pm-4.30pm Great Holm (next to Meeting Place) 2pm-4.30pm All sessions will run whatever the weather, and feature a mix of crafts, games, sports and a bouncy castle. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. … Continue reading

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Today’s FREE play sessions across the city (Wed 9th)…

Bletchley (Leon Park) 10am-12.30pm Hodge Lea (Pavilion Field) 10am-12.30pm Kents Hill (next to Pavilion) 2pm-4.30pm Bradwell Common (Summerfield School) 2pm-4.30pm All sessions will run whatever the weather, and feature a mix of crafts, games, sports and a bouncy castle. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. These sessions are open-access, and children … Continue reading

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Today’s (Monday 7th) FREE play sessions in Milton Keynes

Monday’s FREE Play Sessions across the city (7th April): Monkston (Central Playing Field): 10am-12.30pm Wolverton (Victoria Park): 2pm-4.30pm Bletchley (Leon Park): 2pm-4.30pm All sesisons are free to attend. We aim activities at 4-14 year olds, but everyone is welcome to join in. Younger children might need extra help from a parent/carer with some activities. Sessions … Continue reading

Easter 14 brochure

MKPA Easter Play Sessions 2014 – brochure now available

To view the details of the sessions please just click on the image or the link below. Printed copies are available from our offices & shop/scrapstore in Kiln Farm, MK11 3HB #mkpa #loveoutdoorplay http://www.issuu.com/mkpa/docs/easter_sessions_2014 Download a copy by clicking this link easter sessions 2014        

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Hidden woods: a graceful, punchy reminder of the power of natural places

Originally posted on Rethinking Childhood:
This video (words by Hollie McNish, video by film maker Ben Dowden) stopped me short with its power and rhythm, and the interplay between words and images. I have shared one or two other poems here. Material like this brings me back into focus. I hope you feel the same…

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