Waxing Creative with the Save Play Movement

15th March, 2012 - Posted by - 5 Comments

The movement to save play and return childhood to its magical, less harried roots continues to gain momentum. We’ve been so excited by the creativity that play advocates are using to spread the word!

Here are just a few of our favorites from around the web:


From Marghanita at the Let’s Go Outside Revolution .

From Peekaboo Beans™.

From Kari at Active Kids Club.


From Explorations Early Learning LLC.

From Jenny Kable at Let the Children Play.

From STIHL®.

From The Grass Stain Guru.

From Head Start Body Start.

Fun. Thought provoking. Colorful. Powerful. Everything a movement needs to gain speed and get people on board.

Don’t see your favorite here? Post the link in the comments section below! We love discovering more gems like the ones above.

Get involved. Speak up. Join the Save Play Movement.

Playfully yours, Bethe

Blogger Bio: Bethe Almeras, MS, is the Center Director for Head Start Body Start. A long time educator and play advocate, she is passionate about outdoor play and connecting children with nature. In her free time Bethe writes a blog, The Grass Stain Guru, and can often be found playing outside. She is particularly fond of squirrels. And turtles. And sandpipers. And…

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March 15th, 2012 at 6:13 pm    

Great list! And don’t forget “Prescription for Play” – that’s one of my favorites!



March 15th, 2012 at 10:21 pm    

This is great – thanks for putting everything in one place. This is much needed inspiration for some of us to keep doing what we do!

jenny @ let the children play

March 16th, 2012 at 7:07 am    

I’m loving all of these. They are so inspiring. I’d love to put them all in one place on my blog….hmmmm….thinking of how to do it.

Janet Cascheta

March 18th, 2012 at 3:14 am    

Wonderful! I just blogged about a movie I saw called “Race to Nowhere” and it talked alot about how our children need down time and creative play…I want to link my blog to yours…so important!


March 23rd, 2012 at 1:02 pm    

That is a powerful movie, Janet!

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