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Playing Outside -play, nature and services for young children


16 September 2010, Balbirnie House Hotel, Markinch, Fife


Outdoor play: children's health and well-being

Research shows that children who play outside are more curious and physically healthier.  They also have a greater sense of independence, enhanced self-esteem and enjoy more opportunities to develop relationships.  

This conference will explore the many benefits which playing outside can bring and will examine different models and approaches to encouraging outdoor play, as well as looking at examples of best practice and innovation.


Who should attend?

  • professionals working with children aged 0-10 years
  • those involved in early years services in health, education, social work, community, and family and leisure services
  • all those who are involved in outdoor play and learning


'Early bird' discount

There is a 10% discount for those booking before 6 August 2010 - bookings can be made here where much more information is provided


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