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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Rickets returns as poor families find healthy diets unaffordable. The Guardian

1 September 2014

Poverty is forcing people to have dangerously poor diets and is leading to the r
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Pocket money goes digital for today’s kids

1 September 2014

Today’s eight to 15 year olds admit to spending almost all of their pocket money
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Your child’s phone and tablet could be harming their eyes, expert warns. Daily Telegraph

1 September 2014

Children who use smart phones and tablets are at risk of potential irreversi
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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.