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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Dear Mom on the iPhone: You're Doing Fine

9 September 2014

Dear Mom in the iPhone, I see you at the park with your kids, phone in hand.
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Applications sought from Scottish Charities passionate about play

8 September 2014

Inspiring Scotland invites Scottish charities to apply to the Play Strategy Fund
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Kids And Screen Time: What Does The Research Say?

5 September 2014

Kids are spending more time than ever in front of screens, and it may be inhibit
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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.