Playful parenting

The charity Play Wales has a wonderful website about Playful Parenting with a number of ‘top tips’ guides to different aspects of play. This resource can also be downloaded here.

This Home Play Pack from Play Scotland is another useful and well-produced resource.

Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust have a 'Watch Me Play!' Manual, which is a guide for how parents and carers can tune into their child's play, and support the development of their confidence and communication. 

The Anna Freud National Centre for children and families have some play tips, along with suggestions for how professionals can support and encourage parents and carers. 

Updated 30-01-2023