Community Interest Company (CIC) No: 10598376

Publications

 
 

Blogs

 

Journal Papers

 

Conference papers

Waters, P. (2013). Narrative Journey: Storying Landscapes for Nature-Based Play Experiences. Paper presented at the Play across the Lifespan, Leeds.

 

Books

 

Book chapters

Waters, P. & Waite, S.J. (In Print) Towards an ecological approach to ethics in visual research methods with children. In D. Warr, M. Guillemin, S. Cox, and J. Waycott (eds) Ethics and Visual Research Methods: Theory, Methodology and Practice. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Waters, P. (In Submission) Developing the pedagogic method Narrative Journey. In T. Waller (eds) The SAGE handbook of outdoor play and learning. London: SAGE.

 

Waters, P. (In Submission) Playing at research: Playfulness as a form of knowing and being in research with children. In P. King & S. Newstead (eds) Researching Play from a Playwork Perspective: Research Monograph. London: Routledge.

 
 

Practitioner features (applied theory)

Waters, P. (2012) Muddy Shorts.Playwords, 3.

Waters, P. (2010) Animating spaces for play. Playwords, 2.

Waters, P. (2009) Entering the Realities of Children. Playwords, 3.

Waters, P. (2006) Introduction to the Buskers Guide to Playing Out. Playwords, 3.

Waters, P. (2005) Novelty Factor: Neophilia. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2005) Make Shift: Combinatorial Flexibility. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2005) On New Territory: Ranging. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2005) In Character: Playful Dispositions. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2005) Measure for Measure: Play Value. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2005) Back to Nature: Environmental Play. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2005) States of consciousness in children’s play. Playwords, 2.

Waters, P. (2004) Playing with Risk. PlayRights, 25(4),2.

Waters, P. (2004) Check Points: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluating using Play Types. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) It’s only human: Evolutionary play. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) Surprise, surprise: Creative play. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) Out of this world: Imaginative and Fantasy play. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) Taking Risks: Rough & Tumble and Deep play. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) Showing signs: Symbolic play. Out of School, 1, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) Performing Rites: Dramatic and Socio-dramatic play. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) Under Control: Mastery and Locomotor play. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) Lost Childhoods: Play Deprivation. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) In Abundance: Loose Parts. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) Landscapes, Inscapes and Playscapes: exploring the ecological intelligence of children’s play. Playwords, 3.

Waters, P. (2004) Planning exciting outdoor play. Playground, 1.

Waters, P. (2003) Mind Games: Psycholudics. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2003) Right for the Job. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2003) Risk and safety in children’s play. PlayMatters, 1.

Waters, P. (2003) Involving children: from theory to practice. Playwords, 3.

Waters, P. (2003) A ‘hole’ lot of fun to be had at out-of-school clubs. PlayRights 25(1-2),4.

Waters, P. (2003) It takes all types: Object and Exploratory play. Out of School, 3, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2003) Who am I?: Role play. Out of School, 1, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2003) Share Options: Social and Communication play. Out of School, 2, Nursery World.

 

Practitioner features (activities)

Waters, P. (2006) Boxed Up. Out of School, 1, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2006) Riveting stuff!Out of School, 1, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2006) Broad sheets. Out of School, 1, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2006) Rope it in. Out of School, 1, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2006) Word play. Out of School, 1, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2004) Read all about it!Out of School, 2, Nursery World

Waters, P. (2003) All ears. Out of School, 1, Nursery World.

Waters, P. (2002) Here Comes KC: Children’s Rights. Out of School, 1, Nursery World.

 

Family features

Waters, P. (2015) Story Walking. May half-term, June/July 2015, Blackbird Pie, pp16-17.

Waters, P. (2015) Thank you for being fluffy. March & April, Easter 2015, Blackbird Pie, p.22.

Waters, P. (2015) Fustibola! February half-term 2015, Blackbird Pie, p.12.

Waters, P. (2014) Gourdie comes to the UK. Christmas 2014 and January 2015, Blackbird Pie, p.17.

Waters, P. (2014) Nature weaving. October and November 2014, Blackbird Pie, p.13.

Waters, P. (2014) Stinging Nettle Day. May half-term holiday and June 2014, Blackbird Pie, p14.

Waters, P. (2014) Gardening Lab for Kids – little and big! Easter holiday and April/May 2014, Blackbird Pie, pp.16-17.

Waters, P. (2014) Let there be light! February, half-term holiday and March 2014, Blackbird Pie, pp.12-13.

Waters, P. (2013) Land Art. Christmas Holidays 2013 and January 2014, Blackbird Pie, pp.16-17.

Waters, P. (2013) If you go down to the woods today… October half-term and Autumn 2013, Blackbird Pie, p.12.

Waters, P. (2013) The 10 Thing Quest. Summer: July, August and more 2013, Blackbird Pie, p10.

Waters, P. (2013) Zelda School. May half-term, June 2013, Blackbird Pie, pp.16-17.

Waters, P. (2013) Sticks and Stones. Easter holiday, March, April and May 2013, Blackbird Pie, pp.24-25.

Waters, P. (2013) Movember all year round! February, half-term holiday and March 2013, Blackbird Pie, pp.12-13.

Waters, P. (2012) It pays to be nosey. November, December 2012 and January 2013, Blackbird Pie, pp.16-17.

Waters, P. (2012) In search of the other half! September, October and early November 2012, Blackbird Pie, pp.20-21.

Waters, P. (2012) Little yellow lawn buddies. July, August Holidays and September 2012, Blackbird Pie, p28.

Waters, P. (2012) Put your head in the clouds and get arty. May, June half-term and early July 2012, Blackbird Pie, p.16.

Waters, P. (2012) Cornish Rock! Easter, April and early May 2012, Blackbird Pie, pp.20-21.

Waters, P. (2012) Skeletons in the closet… or just in the garden? February half-term and March 2012, Blackbird Pie, pp.12-13.

Waters, P. (2011) It’s behind you! Christmas Holidays 2011 and early 2012, Blackbird Pie, p.13.

Waters, P. (2011) Dressed up, but nowhere to go. Autumn Half-term Holiday 2011, Blackbird Pie, pp.16-17.

Waters, P. (2011) The Sun and Moon are good! Summer Holidays 2011, Blackbird Pie, pp.22-23.

Waters, P. (2011) Mirror, Mirror, on the wall. May/June 2011, Blackbird Pie, p.17.

Waters, P. (2011) Wild, but Glamorous. Easter 2011, Blackbird Pie, pp.16-17.

Waters, P. (2011) On top of the world. February half-term and March 2011, Blackbird Pie, pp.12-13.

Waters, P. (2010) The Story Stick. November December 2010 and New Year 2011, Blackbird Pie, p.13.

Waters, P. (2010) Loose Parts – A whole lot of rubbish! October/November 2010, Blackbird Pie, p.18.

Waters, P. (2010) Are you a fire starter… and do you like bread? July, August holidays and back-to-school September 2010, Blackbird Pie, pp.28-29.

Waters, P. (2010) Nature Detective. May/June half-term holidays 2010, Blackbird Pie, pp.20-21.

Waters, P. (2010) Hide and seek, or Biomimicry? Easter Holidays 2010, Blackbird Pie, pp. 16-17.

Waters, P. (2010) Little places for little folk. February March 2010, Blackbird Pie, pp.16-17.

Waters, P. (2010) Nature’s Goosebumps. November and Christmas holidays 2009 plus January 2010, Blackbird Pie, pp.12-13.

Waters, P. (2009) Underground, Overground, Wombling Free! September, October & November/Autumn half-term 2009, Blackbird Pie, pp.16-17.

Waters, P. (2009) From Scrumping to Foraging. July & August/Summer Holidays 2009, Blackbird Pie, pp.22-23.

Waters, P. (2009) The Sticky Stuff. May/June/half-term holidays 2009, Blackbird Pie, pp.14-15.

Waters, P. (2009) Wet ‘n’ Wild. March and Easter holidays 2009, Blackbird Pie, pp.14-15.

Waters, P. (2009) Don’t just hug a tree, climb one! February half-term and March 2009, Blackbird Pie, pp.14-15.

Waters, P. (2008) Rock Pool Safari. November/December 2008 and January 2009, Blackbird Pie, pp.14-15.

 

Film/DVD

Waters, P. (2007) Playtime – DVD for a resource pack about play in schools, Hampshire: Common Threads Publications

Waters, P. (2004) Play Clips 1: Understanding Play Types (Video/DVD), Hampshire: Common Threads Publications

Waters, P. (2004) Play Clips 1: Notes, Hampshire: Common Threads Publications

 

Games

Waters, P. (2003) On the Right Track: a promoting children’s rights game. Millennium Awards Commission.