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New information sheet: The role of adults in children's play


The role of adults in children’s play information sheet explores why play matters and what we can all do about it. It provides support for adults in understanding how they can best provide time, space, permission and materials for children to play. The information sheet also offers suggestions about how we should take action to promote and protect children’s right to play.

The production of this information sheet has been funded by the Welsh Government to support the developments arising from the Play Sufficiency Assessments completed by each local authority in Wales. Section 11 of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 places a duty on local authorities to assess and secure sufficient play opportunities for children in their area.

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