Our range of publications raises awareness about the importance of play for children and teenagers. These resources also offer good practice guidelines on a variety of topics about providing opportunities to play. They are aimed at everyone who has an interest in, or responsibility for, children’s play.
In this section you can find our resources. They include toolkits, guidance, information sheets, top tips, and more.
We haven’t added every resource yet – if you’re looking for a Play Wales publication and can’t find it here, please get in touch.
Research | 06.06.2023Briefing – Playing and being well: a relational capability approach
Introduction to recent research into children’s play, social policy and practice, with a focus on Wales.
Research | 17.04.2023Leopard Skin Wellies, a Top Hat and a Vacuum Cleaner Hose…
A study to explore how local authorities responded to the first part of the Play Sufficiency Duty
Research | 17.04.2023What children say about play in Wales
Report of data from surveys completed by children in Wales as part of the 2019 Play Sufficiency Assessments
Research | 13.04.2023Welsh Play Workforce Study 2021
A study that offers an insight into the play workforce in Wales
Playful Childhoods is a campaign that aims to help parents and carers give children time, space and support to play at home and in their local community.