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National play organisations’ resources to support play


Play England, PlayBoard Northern Ireland and Play Scotland have all published useful resources to help parents, carers and practitioners to support children’s play during the coronavirus pandemic.

Play England
The Play After Lockdown briefing paper is intended to support practitioners to reintroduce opportunities for children’s play, once the restrictions relating to coronavirus are lifted.

PlayBoard Northern Ireland
Fostering Resilience Through Play provides information on the benefits of outdoor play, the role of adults in children’s play and examples of rich play environments.

Play Scotland
As part of the #101waystoplay campaign, these resources support children and families to stimulate their imagination, creativity and play time: