At present the lives of our families are being turned upside down, and changes to how we all play, learn, work and socialise have been dramatic and sudden. The ‘new normal’ is changing by the day …
Play Builds Children
Follow our #playeveryday campaign. A bundle of boredom busting fun activities that children and young people can use to encourage imagination, creativity and play time, many of which are suitable for indoors or confined spaces, and most of which are low cost or free. Some ideas, while not free play, are still playful and good fun for all the family!
Some Messy Play ideas
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“Creative play is like a spring that bubbles up from deep within a child”…
~Joan Almon, Contemporary American educator
“If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.”
“Children need to take risks to learn how to manage risks … an essential part of growing up”
“‘The best classroom and the richest cupboard are roofed
only by the sky”.
Introducing Children’s Rights from Scottish Government
Click here for Training resource relating to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
Welcome to our Playful 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
Are YOU Committed to PLAY?
Play Scotland is promoting Scotland’s first inclusive Play Charter. This describes a collective commitment to play for all babies, children and young people in Scotland. #playeveryday