In House Training, Conferences & Development Day’s


Let's Play outdoors

Course outline:

The benefits & importance of play outdoors

Introduction to Play Theory

Best practice in Risk Benefit Assessment

Facilitate Risky Play opportunities

Benefits of Play and impact on children’s wellbeing and mental health.

The theory of Loose Parts

How to implement Loose Parts Play in your setting.

Learning Outcomes:

Practitioners will gain knowledge and understanding of play theory and the benefits of play in order to provide:

Confident practice in facilitating play outdoors

Confident practice in articulating children’s experiences of play in promoting learning, health and wellbeing.

We have two training workshops in The Early Years and Childcare Training Programme. 

This course aims to raise the profile of play and deepen an understanding for practitioners in supporting play experiences to improve outcomes for children of all ages. When children play with loose parts their creativity and confidence will grow and develop.


Aberdeen Play Forum can deliver workshops at your setting, conference or workforce development day.  We can design a workshop to suit your needs (Outdoor Free Play, Den Building etc).  Outdoor play workshops make a great team building activity as well as increasing staff confidence in delivering outdoor play.