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Play into Spring!
Playing outdoors is essential for our children and young people to understand, value, enjoy and protect our natural world. In Scotland, this means playing outside in all weathers.
The spring is a treasure trove of experiences and play opportunities that are vital to development and enjoyment. The days get longer and nature is all around.
Spring is a wonderful time to explore your community and natural environment – get out and play!
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Practical ideas to support playful familiesRead more »
Toolkits and resources supporting learning through play and workforce developmentRead more »
Information to help build health, well-being and resilience through playRead more »
How to create more opportunities for play in local places and spacesRead more »
Games for on the GoIdeas for games to play on a road or train trip.
Play Well PodcastDid you know we have a monthly podcast? Listen on Apple, Spotify, or Google, or watch on Youtube!
Litter Pick & PlayAs part of the International Play Association Triennial World Conference 2023 taking place in Glasgow, we are asking you to get involved in our Litter Pick & Play project.
Scotland’s Play Charter
Scotland’s Play Charter describes our collective commitment to play for all children and young people. Supporters of the Charter:
- recognise that all children have the right to participate in play activities and experiences
- value play as a life-enhancing daily experience for all our children
- support children to have fun, creative, fulfilling and development rich play experiences throughout their childhoods
- recognise that playing is an essential part of a happy childhood as well as being vital to children’s wellbeing as individuals and members of society.