Play Matters – Playing Outdoors

 

With the clocks going forward, the evenings are now longer so what a great time to encourage parents to get their children outdoors to play. Many of us will have fond memories of playing outdoors as we were growing up – the sense of freedom that can be gained from running about and playing outside generally brings a sense of fun and happiness that is hard to rival.

 

Playing outdoors brings lots of health benefits to – please click here to download Playing Outdoors briefing sheet which you can circulate amongst parents, contacts and social media #playmatters

 

Play Matters TV Campaign

 

The Play Matters TV campaign has gone live on UTV, ITV breakfast and daytime C4. https://youtu.be/ntG9ydppmYw

 

Please click here to view the schedule for the TV campaign.

 

Also, please click here to download ‘Top Tips for Parents’ booklet aimed at parents/carers of children aged 0-4 years as part of the Give Your Child a Helping Hand campaign. This lovely resource has some tips for parents on talking, listening, and playing with their child alongside guidance on encouraging positive behaviour, promoting emotional and physical well-being and using digital devices sensibly.