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Play in the Early Years of Primary

This section suggests materials and resources that will support playful learning experiences in your classroom.

Additional support materials are available here on curriculum online. 

1.JPG Play Play in primary schools with a subject based curriculum
1.JPG Play Appropriate learning experience for children aged 4-8 years
1.JPG Play Describing progression in play for children aged 4-8 years
Junk art.JPG Play Planning an appropriate curriculum for 4-8 year olds
Starting with play.JPG Play Getting started with play resources (1)
Planning for time.JPG Play Planning for time
Video capture.JPG Play Interactions during play
Starting with play.JPG Play A play approach to teaching and learning in your infant classroom
1.JPG Play Supporting learning and development of children aged 4-8 years: Key messages for parents
Video capture.JPG Play Key messages for teachers of children aged 4-8 year
1.JPG (1) Play One teacher’s experience over the years
Constr.JPG Play Resourcing construction play
Junk art.JPG Play Resourcing junk art play
aistear_4.jpg Play Opportunities for outdoor learning experiences