About Play Scotland

Play Scotland is the National organisation for play in Scotland, working to promote the importance of play for all children and young people, and campaigns to create increased play opportunities in the community.

To find out more about who we are click here

Parents & Families

Welcome to our Parents and Families page where you will a find a range of services available in Scotland, information and play ideas.
We welcome any ideas you may wish to share with us, email: info@playscotland.org

Kid's Zone

Welcome to KidsZone, we hope you find this section fun and exciting and we welcome any ideas and comments you may have.
You can email us at info@playscotland.org. This section will show websites, play ideas and information for children and young people in Scotland.

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Play Scotland Research - Can you help?

11 April 2016

Do you have a child 8 - 12 years old and live in one of the undernoted areas: A
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When Kids Create Their Own Playground

8 April 2016

In urban waste-material adventure playgrounds, children can build, climb, graffi
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Walk to School Week, Living Streets, 16 – 20 May 2016

5 April 2016

Take part in Strider’s Walk in the Wild - a five-day challenge that gets pupils
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What is Play?

Playwork is the work of creating and maintaining spaces for children to play.

The theory and practice of playwork recognises that children’s play must be ‘Freely chosen, personally driven and intrinsically motivated. Children’s playing must not be ‘Adulterated’ by any adult or external agendas.