Play Information

This section is for parents and carers looking for parenting and play information as well as more serious students of play. The web links listed will take you to other sites full of interesting articles, information and resources. 

If you would like to add to this list, just email us at play@healthyillawarra.org.au

General

www.raisingchildren.net.au – a comprehensive parenting website. Look for the special section on play and learning for each of the different age groups.

www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au – a website full of information and ideas to get children active and eating healthy food.

www.healthyactive.gov.au – more on getting children active and eating well. See the section on Healthy School Communities.

www.shellharbourkids.com.au – a website loaded with information about activities and services for families and children living in the Shellharbour area.

Active Play and Play Space Design

www.playaustralia.org.au – the website of Play Australia promoting the value of play and providing safe, creative outdoor play environments for children.

www.kidsafensw.org – Kidsafe NSW has a section of its site devoted to playground safety including information about its Playground Advisory Unit.

www.playengland.org.uk – read about the work of Play England, an organisation established by the Children’s Play Council in the U.K, and be inspired!

www.playwales.org.uk – another inspiring website full of information and resources for promoting children’s play

www.ipaworld.org – the International Play Association website “promoting the child’s right to play”.

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