Participation—Spice it up! is a valuable resource for all professionals who work with children and young people—including local authority staff; teachers; play and care workers and health professionals.
If you’re serious about involving children and young people in decision-making, this book will help you. It will guide you through the context of this work, give you a toolkit of methods to make your work more effective, and point out the pitfalls so you can avoid them. It also has nice cartoons!
Inside you’ll find:
Background information—values, practice and issues to consider.
The toolkit—Ae easy to follow guide filled with new ideas of how to run 49 practical activities to involve and engage children and young people.
Practical resources—sample timetables and sheets to photocopy, plus contacts and further reading.
Participation—Spice it up! is based on tried and tested methods founded on the principle of Serious Fun—a seriously fun approach to participation and inclusion.