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 Competition Time

20 November 2014

20th November 2014 marked 25 years since the adoption of the UN Convention on th
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Tips for sharing books with children with Additional Support Needs

19 November 2014

Many of the following ideas have been suggested by experts and parents across a
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Children’s doctors urge national 20mph limit in built-up areas

19 November 2014

The national speed limit in built-up areas should be cut to 20mph to reduce the
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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.