This course provides an overview of playwork research and practice regarding self-directed play. It is ideal for those new to working with children, or new to self-directed play.
It shares both theory and practical ideas for resources and space set-up for play, as well as the adult role in enabling play to happen. This course is suited to practitioners working with children of a wide age range, from 2 years and up. The session involves a mix of presentations, hands-on activities and discussions.
The length is 2-3 hours depending on your needs. This course may be part of our annual training programme on a fixed date, but can be bought-in at other times. Please check our website for up-to-date information.
Our 2018 delegates rated this course (on average) 8.5 out of 10 (where 10 is excellent).
“I feel discussing everyone’s practice really helped talking about different ways you can do different activities and the way you look at different situations.” (delegate)
“I’ve learned a lot of new types of play as well as a range of approaches to use with the children.” (delegate)