Playday 2017 Campaign

This year Playday is celebrating its 30th anniversary. In recognition of this milestone the 2017 Playday campaign will CELEBRATE PLAY. They are calling on everyone - parents, teachers and support staff across the UK to help celebrate all things play. Celebrate that:

  • PLAYING is FREE!
  • PLAYING is a child's right (UNCRC, Art 31)

  • PLAYING supports physical and emotional health and wellbeing.

  • PLAYING supports respect and appreciation of the natural environment.

  • PLAYING promotes development and learning.

You can get involved in this Playday by:

  • Holding a Playday celebration - whether your event is big or small, the more people that celebrate Playday the more noise can be made for children's play. Register your event here

  • Spreading the word about the campaign - Post it, Tweet it, Blog it! Help spread the word far and wide about children's right and need to play.

  • Sending in your earliest Playday event photographs click This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. attach photos and tell us the year/s they were taken.

  • Becoming an official Playday supporter - if your organisation is passionate about children's play, why not become an official Playday 2017 campaign supporter? Send your logo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Following Playday on Facebook and Twitter

However you decide to get involved, there's lots of advice and guidance available on the Playday website to get you started - from promotional posters and postcards, to practical tips for Playday event organisers. So, whether you've got kids, you work with kids, or you're a big kid yourself, Playday needs you! Find out more at www.playday.org.uk.