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Promoting physical activity through outdoor play in early years settings

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24.11.2020

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Promoting physical activity through outdoor play in early years settings

Author: Play Wales
Date: November 2020

This information sheet aims to support early years practitioners in providing physical activity through outdoor play within their various settings.

It explores how playing contributes to children’s physical activity levels and provides practical advice to help practitioners think sensibly about health and safety. It also shows how early years practitioners can provide permission, time, space and materials for children to play outdoors.

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