Dawn Sharkey shows how to use play to strengthen relationships and deal with issues that arise in life

The word play is synonymous with, fun, light-heartedness; with not being too serious. And it should be all those things. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be meaningful too.

For children play is a way of understanding how the world works. When you play with your children you can explore your relationship together. It can be an opportunity for little ones to voice their concerns while in a place of safety. And a chance for us to reassure them.