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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National Play Strategy: Review of Inclusive Play in Scotland

1 August 2014

The National Play Strategy Action Plan was launched in 2013. A review of Inclusi
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Why Play Matters for Adults

1 August 2014

Play is not just essential for kids; it can be an important source of relaxation
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Stop the traffic: how we got children to play in the streets again

1 August 2014

It started with a neighbourhood chat. Now Playing Out, the scheme that temporari
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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.