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01.10.2017

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Play Types

Author: Play Wales
Date: October 2017

This information sheet is aimed at playworkers and is also useful for practitioners in schools and early years settings.

It explores the 16 play types and makes brief comparisons between some of them. The various play types describe the range of children’s play behaviours and how these might contribute to children’s physical, mental and emotional development.

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