Play in a Pod Programme
Play in a Programme
It is our mission to provide children in Scotland with more opportunities for unstructured, imaginative play using loose parts and scrap materials. Through Play in a Pod, we offer a programme of training and guidance to schools and community groups interested in setting up loose parts play projects.
Play in a Pod is a unique programme for schools and communities in Scotland who care about play. It often takes the form of a secure storage unit filled with loose parts and scrap items. The ‘pod’ is the container in which the scrap resources are stored, and the play is the activities that children create using those resources! However, you don’t need to have a ‘pod’ as long as you have some space to safely store scrap resources.
Play in a Pod complements the Curriculum for Excellence and the Curriculum for Outdoor Learning.