“In outdoor settings you can see that children getting out to play everyday is vital for them developing healthy lifeskills that underpin friendship, curiosity, creativity and learning. Play Scotland is delighted to be working with the Outdoor Play-based Learning Coalition to build strong Play Champions committed to delivering children’s right to play in Scotland.”
Marguerite Hunter Blair, CEO Play Scotland
All children and young people have the right to play and the right to play as enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Playing outdoors enhances learning and is fundamental for children and young people’s health, well-being and development. Full details and to download the statement can be found here