Play videos

On this page, you’ll find videos about how to encourage play and what to think about when designing spaces for children’s play. You’ll also find videos about each of our Play Principles, and information about physical literacy – which starts with children’s play.

Video transcript Play advocate Scott MacKenzie - What is play?

Video transcript - Karen Laurie - Play, why is it important?

Video transcript Play Advocate Scott MacKenzie - Our work in play

Video transcript Tips for councils

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Healthy Kids

Examples of loose parts play

Universal Children’s Day: recognising New Zealand children’s right to play, and the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child

Physical literacy approach


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