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Play4Life - information and resources for local supporters

Play4Life is one of six Change4Life sub-brands. Their themes have been carefully chosen to allow campaigning around a specific activity, giving us all easy ways to engage with the wider audience.
Read the consumer information about Play4Life
Follow Play4Life on Twitter

Play4Life is run in conjunction with the Play Providers Association (PPA). The PPA aims to develop indoor play provision and is therefore perfectly placed to help children get their 60 active minutes, through play.

Find more resources for children aged 2-5 in the Early Years section

Resources

Download the resources below to promote and support your local Play4Life events. Bulk orders of some resources are available from the DH Orderline - just quote the smart number reference.

Note: A PDF Reader is required to read some documents on this page.

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Thumbnail for Play4Life local supporters' guide Play4Life local supporters' guide Booklet (12pp) (PDF, 1.08MB)
Explains the background to Play4Life, how local supporters can promote it, the benefits of play, ideas for indoor and outdoor play, and more. C4L080 07-10-11
Thumbnail for Play4Life - indoor play Play4Life - indoor play Booklet (12pp) (PDF, 532KB)
For parents, with indoor play ideas for children aged 1-4 and 5-8, tips, safety advice, and more. C4L081 07-10-11
Thumbnail for Play4Life - outdoor play Play4Life - outdoor play Booklet (10pp) (PDF, 626KB)
For parents, with outdoor play ideas for children aged 1-4 and 5-8, tips, safety advice, and more. C4L082 07-10-11
Thumbnail for Play4Life event poster Play4Life event poster Poster (PDF, 175KB)
Promote your own Play4Life event in the blank space provided. C4L083 07-10-11
Thumbnail for Play4Life editorial for local supporters (short version) Play4Life editorial for local supporters (short version) Editorial (1p) (DOC, 46KB)
Summary description for use in publications aimed at local supporters. 07-10-11
Thumbnail for Play4Life editorial for local supporters (long version) Play4Life editorial for local supporters (long version) Editorial (1p) (DOC, 47KB)
Summary description for use in publications aimed at local supporters. 07-10-11
Thumbnail for Play4Life editorial for families (short version) Play4Life editorial for families (short version) Editorial (1p) (DOC, 46KB)
Summary description for use in publications aimed at families. 07-10-11
Thumbnail for Play4Life editorial for families (long version) Play4Life editorial for families (long version) Editorial (1p) (DOC, 47KB)
Summary description for use in publications aimed at families. 07-10-11
Thumbnail for Play4Life toolkit Play4Life toolkit Toolkit (ZIP, 1.56MB)
Contains supporters' guide, activity leaflets for indoor and outdoor play, poster and editorial. 07-10-11

Create your own resources

If you'd like to create your own Play4Life resources just register as a local supporter and you'll be sent a link to the brand assets and guidelines. In addition, our friends at Make Sport Fun have created a brilliant tool which allows you to design your own Change4Life posters.
Go to the Change4Life poster design tool

Adapting resources or printing large volumes

To adapt or print large numbers of any of the Change4Life resources, email us at c4lpartnerships@dh.gsi.gov.uk with your details and requirements and we’ll get back to you.

Find out about future plans

You can use the campaign resources for your own events, and / or coordinate your activities according to the campaign schedule to create more of a national movement.
See what's planned for the next few months

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