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5 Benefits of Physical Play

5 Benefits of Physical Play

5 Key benefits of physical playHaving worked closely with primary schools for over 30 years to help children lead healthy, active lives. This means that we are very aware of the benefits outdoor play can have on children’s physical and mental health. We’re here to look at the 5 benefits of physical play on primary school children.

Since Covid-19 we have become conscious of the knock-on effects reduced physical activity is having on primary school children. Primarily, physical and emotional wellbeing. Especially as access to physical play equipment had been restricted within schools and public play areas.

As an organisation, Playtime by Fawns have endeavoured to provide some helpful tips and advice throughout this unprecedented period, enlisting the expertise of Clinical Psychologist, Dr Martha Deiros Collado, who works with children and families across the UK to provide an insight into the importance of keeping children active through this time.

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During this weeks conversation, Dr Martha provides 5 key benefits of physical play for primary school children’s health and mental wellbeing, click here to see the full video. 


Dr Martha Deiros Collado interview