Active Play Everyday

Active play everyday are resource cards developed by the HSE physical activity team. The pack contains a leaflet and activity cards that provide information and tips for parents  to help their child be active every day. There are two seperate packs targeting 0-3 years and 4-6 years. Just click on the thumbnail below to download your copy of the resource or order in bulk from

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Health Service Executive's - Playground Making's Resource

This booklet is an excellent resource for schools, community centres, sports clubs or childcare providers who might be interested in placing playground marking's at their facility. The booklet is supported by physical resources that can be borrowed from your local Health Promotion and Improvement team. There are also  some tips and ideas on  traditional games that can be played. Just click on the icon below to download your copy.

Playground Markings & Other Traditional Games

Irish Heart Foundation's - Bizzy Break Tots  Cards

Bizzy breaks tots!  These resource cards is a series of activities for preschool services designed to get children moving on the spot. Children move all parts of their body with a focus on strength, flexibility and aerobic fitness.  You can order copies of this report from the Irish Heart Foundation  by clicking on the icon below.

Bizzy Breaks - Tots

British Heart Foundation's - Practice Briefing for early years

This practice briefing is designed to give practitioners and managers of early years settings practical ideas for promoting physical activity for the under fives. You can download a PDF by clicking on the link below.

BHF- Practice Briefing for

I remember taking a photograph the first time my son discovered he could put his toes in his mouth and the look of pure amazement on his face. I was lying beside him on the bed while he was lying on his back touching and grabbing his feet. Then he brought up his tiny, little foot further towards his mouth and suddenly hey presto, he popped his toes into his mouth. His gummy smile spread across his face and his eyes lit up in sheer delight.

Peter, Donegal