Play is an important activity for all children, it promotes their physical and mental health, behaviour and wellbeing. Here are some ideas for play and some activities that you and your children might enjoy.
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Websites with activity ideas
Oxfordshire County Council is not responsible for the content of external websites.
- Dirt is good (Persil advert)
Why dirt is good for kids
- Pioneer Thinking: Children's Crafts
Has a large selection of links to craft projects.
- Activity Village
Ideas and activities for children, including crafts, puzzles and sudoku, often with reference to holidays, festivals and seasons.
- The Woodland Trust Nature Detectives
Lots of activity ideas and free downloads
- Fun and Safe Playground Games for Your Children
The types of games and activities children will be able to enjoy and safety guidelines to enforce
- Oxfordshire Play Days
- Oxfordshire museums
Oxfordshire has more than 40 museums, many are free to visit
- Library services for children and young people
Max card - discount scheme
The Max Card is a discount card for families of disabled children and children with additional needs.
Families simply show their Max Card upon entry to a venue in order to obtain free or discounted admission. It is designed to help families save money on great days out at castles, zoos, bowling alleys and lots more.
Max is free to families in Oxfordshire - it has been funded by Oxfordshire County Council working in partnership with Parent Carers Voice Oxfordshire.
Please visit www.mymaxcard.co.uk, where you can see a full break down of available attractions in Oxfordshire and across the country.