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Playing at home

Playing at home

Play is so important to children that they have a specific right to play under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

These are some resources to help you come up with games and activities to keep you and your children healthy.

See the advice from Playful Childhoods

‘Play in crisis’

The International Play Association (IPA) has developed new resources to help parents and carers through lockdown.

See the resources

Play for all ages – 10 ideas

PlayHooray has 10 play ideas for every primary year group.

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Playing in the garden

Here are some lovely ideas for playing creatively in the garden.

We’re particularly fond of making a dinosaur garden!

Don’t worry if you haven’t got plants, anything decorative you have around the house will do!

See the list of things to do

Tiny Happy People

This resource from the BBC has simple activities and play ideas to help very young children.

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