Research confirms that children’s play is linked to brain development.


Children’s perspectives on play.


Articles & PDFs

Research on how children experience a lack of play opportunities

Play resources for parents

This publication reviews research on play



There are many books about play. If you are looking for a place to start, try 


Organisations and Websites

Information on play, outdoor play, active play, science through play and sand play

US website which offers resources on children’s learning and play

The Play England site has many articles and information on the value of play and why it is essential part of every child’s life.