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Play Wales Publications 2017


During 2017 we have produced and circulated a variety of new publications to support and inform those who have an interest in, or a responsibility for children’s play. Here is a summary of the magazines, information sheets, toolkits, and top tips we have published.


Creating accessible play spaces

Resources for playing - providing loose parts to support children's play

Information sheets

Play types

Play, playwork and food

Play and digital technology

Top tips

Continuing Professional Development

Screen time and digital play


Play: a healthy childhood

Play and digital technology

Focus on play

Public health professionals

Community and town councils

Families First programme

Every Child Wales programme

Over the summer Play Wales worked in partnership with Public Health Wales on the new Every Child Wales programme. The programme brings together information and advice to support parents in giving children a happy and healthy start in life. Every Child Wales advises that children should play out every day – to support the programme we produced a range of new publications and blogs, including:

Helpful tips for parents to support children’s play


Impact report

Impact report 2016 - 2017

Workforce development plan

A play friendly workforce for Wales


Manifesto for children’s play in Wales