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Play Matters Outdoor Play

Play Matters Outdoor Play

Posted: Thu 22 Apr 2021


“Who can remember being outdoors building dens, climbing trees, making perfumes from leaves and flowers or playing with mud, stones or water? Most of us have childhood memories of playing in fields, fishing for tadpoles, paddling instreams, or picking daisies.”

Children love to play outdoors, explore, and get messy!

Play Matters  have put together this resource to encourage children to have more contact with the natural world, and show the impact this can have on their health development.


For additional information, resources and ideas on outdoor play, you can also visit the Theme area of our website:

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