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.
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
'Playing with puzzles is better for toddlers than learning to read and write': Psycologist says teaching young children the 3Rs could be damaging
23 April 2014
Playing with puzzles and building blocks alongside their parents is more benefic
Teenagers suffer neck and back pain because they spend too long hunched over iPads and phones, say researchers
16 April 2014
It's unlikely computer addicted teenagers will take any notice – although desper
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.