Playful parenting resources

Here is a list of playful parenting resources currently available:

Playful Childhoods booklet

This handy guide has been put together to help you make sure your child has plenty of good opportunities to play. It offers helpful reminders, ideas and tips about play for all children – no matter how old they are.

To find out more about playful parenting download booklet

Top tips for playful parenting

These top tips can be printed and shared – they’re great for helping other find out more about children’s play.

Top tips for parenting playfully

Download Top tips for parenting playfully

Top tips for screen time

Download Top tips for screen time

Top tips for playing with earth, water, fire and air

Download Top tips for playing with earth, water, fire and air

Top tips to support your teenager’s play

Download Top tips to support your teenager’s play

Top tips for getting other people thinking about the importance of play

Download Top tips for getting other people thinking about the importance of play

Top tips for travelling with your child

Download Top tips for travelling with your child

35 indoor play ideas 

Download 35 indoor play ideas

How to deal with play fighting and rough & tumble

Download How to deal with play fighting and rough & tumble

How to deal with climbing and balancing

Download How to deal with climbing and balancing

How to deal with construction and deconstruction play

Download How to deal with construction and deconstruction play

How to deal with messy play 

Download How to deal with messy play