Children & families
We recognise the importance of supporting children and families. We want all young people in the Blue Mountains to feel safe, happy and valued. We provide local activities, events and services that...
Play is an important way that children learn about themselves, their world and relationships with others. Play supports imagination, creativity, physical social and emotional development.
Let’s listen to 7 year old Molly explain the importance of play for kid’s development in just over 5 minutes here.
You can also watch a brief explanation of creating 5 minutes of child led play a day and the benefits for you and your child here.
Did you think that play was just child’s play?
See how you can explore the range of play – what is suitable for indoors and play you can take outdoors. Download our types of play flyer.
Watch the Childhood Summit 2021 here - children and experts talk about how to let children play – learning, taking risks, being adventurous