Indoor play ideas and activities

PlayBoard NI

Across Northern Ireland

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PlayBoard NI is the lead organisation for the development and promotion of children and young people's play in Northern Ireland. 

Play is both fun and educational and is essential for children’s well-being, helping them build resilience and cope with stress. Play gives children the opportunity to learn new skills and make sense of the world around them. As we face worrying and uncertain times play is more crucial than ever, and it is important that children have the space and time to play every day.

For lots of fun play ideas for children and young people to try at home including how to make your own playdough, learn how to juggle, create a fairy garden, play indoor hopscotch and much more go to

Go to to download our new publications 'Coronavirus – Play Matters More Than It Ever Did' and 'Fostering Resilience Through Play' and watch our webinar 'How To Help Our Children Overcome Anxiety'.

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