Thanks for playing

Our time was up, it was lunch time and everyone around us was focusing on food, so we rolled up the board games just as the rains started again – Perfect timing!

Memories of play

Here are some of the memories of play that we were told throughout the day: Hopscotch: Everyone remembered hopscotch, especially older people, but had different versions. One Scottish lady said they played hopscotch in a square formation – that’s one I’ve never played! Very few people had played snail shaped hopscotch but the kids were … Continue reading

Replay event 21st April 2012

Having drawn games on our mobile blackboards we headed out to Grand Parade to Celebrate Play, a little worried about the threat of rain washing away all our efforts! But the sun soon came out and we set up our pop-up playground near the street market. With hangman, wordsearch, x’s and o’s, draughts and a … Continue reading

DIY Advertising

We headed out with jumbo chalk at the ready! No surface was safe 😉 Eilis is a natural chalkster. Chalk is brilliant – except when it rains! We had to re-do a few of our ‘ads’. The bridge to Grand Parade was a perfect advertising board.

Celebrating play

Wanna come play with us? Come join us at 11am, Saturday 21.4.12 on Grand Parade, Cork city to play fun outdoor games for young and old. We’ll be playing hopscotch, handman, maze puzzles, draughts, tip the can, marbles and lots lots more. Join in with a game or suggest your own game! Looking forward to playing with you … Continue reading

Game gathering

As part of our event, we wanted to pool together as many games as we could think of – ones that we had played in the past, versions of games we know and new games. Our idea was that we would have all the games and their instructions displayed on our handmade bunting. We hoped … Continue reading