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Best Play: What play provision should do for children. 

A joint publication from the then National Playing Fields Association (now Fields in Trust), PLAYLINK and the Children's Play Council. This report, published in 2000, looks into the benefits of play for children, its role in child development, as well as the consequences of inadequate play provision.

The report was funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

 

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