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London International Creative Competition Winners!

Science Play have been recognised for another award for their Play Planetarium design. LICC – London International Creative Competition is a vehicle for facilitating contact between uniquely talented artists and an international audience. Amy said ‘we are really pleased to have received this award and be recognised for our creative designs, we are looking forward to more […]

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New ! Nature play indoor areas for under 3′s

Now that’s different !, we wanted to bring the outdoors in, to a beautifully designed indoor play area, both visually, and functionally. Science play’s, nature indoor play area, creates an educational environment indoors. After studying how under 3′s and parents play in existing indoor spaces we realized they needed a more open space for children to […]

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Science Play Planetarium Wins National Award!

The Play Planetarium by Science Play has been announced as overall winner in the Outdoor Toys and Equipment sector for the Primary Teacher Awards 2013. Co-founder of Science Play, Amy Charman, is one of the country’s leading outdoor play equipment designers who, disillusioned with the same old red and green plastic, decided to storm into […]

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What is Outdoor Learning?

Well it has different meanings to everyone, but to me it’s being inspired by your surroundings. I found learning as a child much easier when I could see it in the flesh or learn by doing. It’s great to learn in lots of different ways and outdoor learning offers another dimension to the classroom. Science […]

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Outdoor learning thats out of this world!

The children at Bosvigo School in Truro will be returning tommorow to find the universe in their playground! WOW! This is a shelter, climbing frame, outdoor learning space and educational resource in one. Thanks to the input from headteachers, we have developed this new design version of our classic Play Planetarium to create a really unique […]

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Mini Play Planetarium Installation

The Cranbourne School in Hertfordshire are now enjoying a new play planetarium to inspire their budding young scientists. Have fun!

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Form and function..

Great design is key to our company ethos (we spend loads of time trying to get it just right), which is why it is so great that our launch product has made it onto the front page of Design Week! We love the cute and cheeky planetarium, we’re glad others do too!  

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The ultimate question….Why?

Science is everywhere. It drives our daily lives, from what we eat to how we work and play. Understanding the simple things, like the daily weather forecast or how the football curves into the back of the net is impossible without science. When applied to problems science is often called technology, and without technology we […]

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