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.


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.