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Creating role-play areas

This highly popular course is a wonderful source of inspiration for making and using role-play environments with children. Designed for all Early Years and Key Stage One settings, this half-day inset examines:

  • the importance of creating a clear policy on play
  • how to plan play drawing from children’s ideas
  • how to design and make a role-play area with children
  • making home-made resources
  • cross curricular aspects of play
  • how to offer structured activities within role-play
  • ways of celebrating play.

Attendees will need to bring the following essential items to the workshop:

  • 2 carrier bags of junk boxes
  • A glue stick, sellotape, scissors
  • 2 adult hats (the more unusual the better)
  • 2 pieces of fabric approximately 2 x 1m each (plain or patterned)
  • A pack of felt tip pens
  • 4 A4 sheets of card.

Duration: Half day

Past attendees said:
“This course will transform the role-play provision I offer children.”
“Training on play at its best!”

For availability and costings please email Neil direct at, or use the contact page.

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