Shropshire Council

Benefits of stay and play

Stay and play sessions provide a wealth of benefits to both parents and their children, including:

  • children play both indoors and outdoors
  • build confidence and develop relationships with others
  • provide a friendly, welcoming atmosphere
  • make new friends, encouraging children to share and take turns
  • receive support, advice and information from staff about issues that affect families with young children
  • sessions include healthy snack time and songs and/or stories
  • advice and information relevant to families’ needs, such as behaviour or sleep issues