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  • TOP TIPS
  • Top tips for reflective practice

    Our top tips provide key points to consider in making our reflective practice as effective and useful as possible to support our ongoing learning.

    The top tips are aimed at playworkers and other professionals involved in children’s play. 

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  • Top tips: Continuing Professional Development

    Play Wales, June 2017

    The Top tips: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) are aimed at playworkers and other professionals involved in children’s play.

    Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is how individuals improve their performance in practice by undertaking learning in a broad range of activities. Everyone’s learning programme is personal to them – one size does not fit all.

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  • Top tips: screen time and digital play

    Play Wales, May 2017

    Many of us struggle with finding a solution to the challenges around screen time and how to support children and young people to access and interact with it in a way that is beneficial and balanced. As adults we have an important role to play in supporting children in a digitalised world.

    To support a balanced approach to screen time and digital play we have developed top tips.

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  • Top tips for Outdoor Classroom Day

    Play Wales, October 2016

    Outdoor Classroom Day is a day for children everywhere to enjoy learning and playing outside the classroom. On Outdoor Classroom Day schools are pledging to spend at least one lesson in the day outside and Play Wales is encouraging schools to commit the day to play.

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  • Top tips – make time for play

    Play Wales, August 2016

    When asked what is important to them, children tell us that playing outside and being with their friends is one of the most important aspects of their lives.

    Play Wales is advocating a low cost approach to making the most of children’s free time – give them time to play. We have pulled together our top tips for making time for children to play.

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  • Let us out of the bubble wrap

    Play Wales, March 2016 

    Tips on how adults can support children's need for risky play.

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  • 10 top tips for fundraising

    Play Wales, February 2016 

    Top tips for fundraising to support play projects.

    The tips are drawn from Professor Brown’s booklet The Venture: A Case Study of an Adventure Playground (Play Wales, 2007).

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