Briefing Paper – Play (2013)

This is another paper an occasional series which explores topics of current interest. It is developed for professionals and front line staff who are responsible for delivering play opportunities to children.  It aims to increase understanding and provides evidence about the benefits of play in children’s development.  It covers the following:

• What is play
• Why play is important
• Barriers to play
• The play environment
• Promoting play

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