Welcome! It is Play Time for All

Dream Networks bridges across global neighbours to enable children to collaborate with adults to design and implement Creative, Sustainable, Community Tailored Playgrounds
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Play for All

Because Love Plays Each and Every day

 

At Dream Networks we collaboratively create play areas with children, schools, businesses and communities with the hope to enable equal rights to play.  For all children regardless of their social, physical, ethnic and economic status. We implement play design and build programmes through harnessing the power of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics), creativity and caring for our global neighbour. Our collaborative network provides a vehicle to bring unlocked dreams of playing, to life.

Dream Networks creates Community Tailored, Business Supported, Sustainably Built, Creative Play Areas for All.

Community Tailored

Our play areas are tailored to meet the requirements of the community where the play areas are built.

Business Supported

Businesses use their skills and resources to support the design and building process

Sustainably Built

From our initial designs to full scale build, our play areas are built with a focus on the sustainable use of natural resources and materials.

Creative Play Areas

Our play areas are designed and inspired by creative young minds

Our Values

We believe that everyone needs to play and has a right to play.

We believe that everyone can contribute towards creating a safe and fun place to play.

We believe designing play areas is child’s play. Literally!

We believe that technology can be utilised to enrich learning and sustain environments.

Our Impact

6 Schools

Children engaged in creative, sustainabilty STEAM design workshops and inspired to progress in science and technology careers

Over 1,800 Children

Children will be able to play in sustainable built play areas or during creative design workshops

Over 60 Volunteers

Professional and Community volunteers investing time and resources to empower children and communities

2 Continents

Where programmes have been implemented

100's of creative ideas

Inspired and developed through Dream Networks engineering design cycle

Programmes

Dream Networks creates play for all, through both our creative education workshops and our built play areas. We aim to target communities where the need for childhood development through play is the greatest

Love Plays and Safe Haven are engineering design and build programmes that aim to influence the social, economic and environmental ecosystem of the people participating in the programmes and the communities in which the play areas are built. Our programmes provide a collaborative network between schools, businesses and communities which encourages knowledge transfer and produces opportunities.

Attainment of STEM subjects in children as young as 8 is improved during a eight week programme in primary and secondary schools.

Children’s ideas are cultivated into practical solutions with the support of volunteers from industry and teachers who lead our creative engineering design programmes.

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Attainment of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects

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Knowledge Transfer across local and global networks.

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Sustainable development and sustainable use of materials

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Volunteering for Professionals to empower the young

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Inclusive Play for all

Our Collaborative Partners

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The Baraa Playground is standing strong and loved by all

Just over 5 months ago, the community in Baraa opened the playground for over 1,500 school children. It was a great occasion and marked the completion of a collaborative effort to enable all children to play. It was also the start of a playful  adventure for the...
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The mission to regenerate Deptford Playground through co-design with the children themselves

On Wednesday the 21st of June 2017, I had the privilege of joining a group of adults from Deptford Folk and Anthology in conducting a fun and interactive workshop at Sir Francis Drake Primary school. We had a clear mission, to engage over 20 children between the ages...
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How CAD enables children as young as 8, to engage with the engineering design process in an accessible manner.

In a classroom based in CAMS school in Dodoma, the capital of Tanzania, students between the ages of 10-12, turned on their computers and began to bring their ideas to life through the power of Computer Aided Design (CAD). After spending previous weeks, understanding...
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Can integrated engineering design sustain our world?

In 2013, the managing director of Dream Networks was a finalist of the Institute Engineering & Technology (IET) women of the year awards and subsequently presented a webinar on integrated design for the IET community in 2014. You can listen to her passionate...
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