3rdApril 2024

Active Play programme expands into North Ayrshire

03.04.24|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , |

The Thrive Outdoors team have shared how they are bringing Active Play to North Ayrshire. The Active Play programme increase children’s physical activity levels and improves their physical literacy through outdoor play. Boosting physical activity and outdoor play is vital for children’s health and wellbeing. Active Play also operates in [...]

13thMarch 2024

Litter Pick & Play

13.03.24|Categories: Events, Resources|Tags: , , |

Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has declared a litter emergency. Play Scotland aim to help by supporting their 2024 Spring Clean. Check out the Litter Pick & Play resources developed by Play Scotland.

15thFebruary 2024

The OPAL journey

15.02.24|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , |

Children spend 20% of their school life (a day a week!) in the playground. Play Scotland have shared a short film about Play Scotland’s Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL) programme. OPAL is a school improvement programme that focuses on non-curricular play. This film was made in partnership with the staff [...]

15thFebruary 2024

Children’s Right to Play in Scots Law

15.02.24|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , |

Play Scotland report that the Children’s Right to Play was incorporated into Scots law on 16th January 2024. The full provisions will be enacted later in the year UNCRC Incorporation Scotland Act. See their latest report the STATE of PLAY in SCOTLAND 2023, which sets out the vision and current challenges.