Play Matters – Playing with stuff around the home

As Christmas approaches and the financial pressures build for many parents Play Matters have published their latest play briefing sheet entitled ‘Playing with stuff – around the home’.

Within the briefing it encourages parents to think about the many natural play resources that can be found around the home.

We have probably all seen some children on Christmas morning being more intrigued with the cardboard packaging that a toy or gift has come in than the actual toy itself!

View the Play Matters Briefing here.

Within an article released this week, the American Academy of Paediatrics cite that the best toys are old fashioned, hands-on playthings including cardboard boxes!   View the article here.