A Definition of Play – “Play is freely chosen personally directed; intrinsically motivated behaviour that actively engages the child…Play can be fun or serious. Through play children explore social, material and imaginary worlds and their relationship with them; elaborating all the while a flexible range of responses to the challenges they encounter “NPFA/PLATLINK/ Children’s Play Council (2001).
ashebo has a team of mobile play workers all trained and DBR checked who can provide freely chosen unstructured, child centred play opportunities. We have a variety of resources; which can harness Messy, Constructive, Risky, and Creative Play.
Benefits of children playing:
Increase children’s independence and confidence in themselves
Children make friends and have fun
increases physical activity, improving health and wellbeing
We recognise and uphold the Rights of the Child as detailed in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ratified by the UK in 1989:
Article 2 – To be free from discrimination
Article 31 – To engage in Play and recreational activities and to participate freely in cultural life and the arts..
Delivery can take place outside in parks; open spaces, school play grounds, or can be delivered indoors in halls or large function rooms.
Booking will be taken for private functions, schools, community or corporate events and festivals. Delivery can be for a session a number of sessions.
For more information please complete the initial interest form.
N.B All of the above is underpinned by professional qualified staff, adhering to the appropriate policies and procedures, being in compliance with safe guarding and child protection and health & safety guidelines.
Quotes: ‘We don’t stop playing because we grow old: we grow old because we stop playing (George Bernard Shaw)
“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation” (Plato Greek Philosopher)