Play for families

Play ideas, events and policies

Play is an essential part of your child's development. You don't need to pay for play if you use your imagination.

Download our play ideas and policy below.

Read the national strategy for play from the Scottish Government.

Read about Every Day's a Learning Day on Education Scotland.


Playday events are taking place across 4 days in Localities this year.  We are working in partnership with the Edinburgh Play Forum to provide free activities for children of all ages and their families on each day from 12 to 4pm:


Monday 31st July - Muirhouse Avenue Green space

Tuesday 1st August - Clovenstone Community Centre and school grounds

Wednesday 2nd August - Brunstane Community Centre and school grounds

Friday 4th August - Dumbiedykes Park (off Dumbiedykes road)

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