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Play: health and wellbeing

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Information sheet

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12.05.2020

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Play: health and wellbeing

Author: Play Wales
Date: May 2020

This information sheet is aimed at all those with a responsibility for, or interest in, children’s play.

It looks at why playing is crucial to children’s health and wellbeing and explores ways to support good quality play. It also provides information about play and physical activity, as well as play and emotional wellbeing.

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