Prepare with play

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Prepare with play

Prepare with play

Angela Farrar By Angela Farrar

We wish to launch an outdoor play service for children aged 5 - 12. We will open 3 times a week for supervised, free play, where children can regain their confidence through the power of play

Lambeth Idea stage

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We are building a playground this Spring and want to open it for children aged 5 - 12, three time a week and to children with disabilities or special needs and their families once a week. The playground is located in Streatham Vale Park, South West London and all children will be welcome to come and play. The play sessions will last for 2 hours after school and 4 hours on a Saturday afternoon as well as 4 hours a day, 4 days a week during school holidays. The playground will provide an opportunity for adventurous and imaginative play and the sessions will be supervised by a team of qualified play workers. The play will not be pre=determined by adults, but the children will play freely without the control of adults. The play environment will excite and inspire children to run, climb, jump, swing, dig, create, negotiate and lead.

What we'll deliver:

  • 3 play sessions per week for children aged 5 - 12 in term time
  • 3 play sessions per week for children aged 5 - 12 in school holidays
  • 1 play session per week for disabled children all year round

Why it's a great idea:

Children have been severely effected by covid-19 and the isolation created by it. Many children have lost their confidence and are fearful of going out and mixing with others. Some children have experienced bereavement within their families or friendship circles which has lead to anxiety or depression. This project will help children to regain their confidence through play. Children often start to make sense of the world around them through play, play encourages expression and often you hear children talking to each other about their experiences and get comfort in that. Play helps to relieve stress and gives respite to families, who maybe struggling.

Steps to get it done:

  • Improvements to playground completed
  • Play worker recruited
  • Series of mini launch events
  • 100th child attends

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Location Lambeth

About the space

Custom Location

Council

London Borough of Lambeth

How will the money be spent?Total £61,524

PLAYWORK MANAGER WAGES - £20,000 (33%)
P/T PLAYWORKER WAGES - £10,066 (16%)
ZIPWIRE CONSTRUCTION - £10,000 (16%)
OPERATIONAL COSTS INCLUDING HEAT /LIGHT, CLEANING, MAINTENANCE, INSURANCE - £10,000 (16%)
CLIMBING FRAME/SWING COMPLEX - £7,000 (11%)
Other - £4,458 (7%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

33%
PLAYWORK MANAGER WAGES
£20,000
16%
P/T PLAYWORKER WAGES
£10,066
16%
ZIPWIRE CONSTRUCTION
£10,000
16%
OPERATIONAL COSTS INCLUDING HEAT /LIGHT, CLEANING, MAINTENANCE, INSURANCE
£10,000
11%
CLIMBING FRAME/SWING COMPLEX
£7,000
7%
Other Read More
£4,458
  • Spacehive fees
    £2,353
  • Transaction Fees
    £1,634
  • VAT
    £471

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • Buy more play equipment
  • Install CCTV

Total £61,524

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