Playing Out – August 2018

The Children’s Commissioner has published an interesting report on the importance to children of play and physical activity. Recommendations for government include:

  • putting out-of-school activity at the heart of the plan to reduce obesity;
  • focussing on play and activity in policy responses to challenges faced by children, including mental health issues and excessive use of technology

Children’s Commissioner: Playing Out – August 2018: A Children’s Commissioner’s report on the importance to children of play and physical activity