There are many different types of play and play is important to children of all ages, so on this page we will be providing links to all sorts of resources and ideas we hope will help you learn more about play and why it’s important and inspire your play with children and young people.

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Why play is important

Types of play

Messy play

Street play

Adventure play

Outdoor play

Indoor play

Free play

Play for all ages

Play for babies

Play for toddlers and preschoolers

Play for primary school children

Play for secondary school children

Play for Play for Adults

Play resources

History of play

Play legislation