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Play teams

​​​Our community play teams run drop in sessions across Cardiff for young children and young people aged 5-14 years.

Qualified play teams facilitate a wide range of activities as well as encourage the children and young people to invent their own.  Every effort is made to accommodate the individual needs of all the children and young people who attend.
The types of activities that children can participate in at these sessions may include:
Group games
Parachute games, den building, dressing up, board games, card games, musical, run around, jenga, charades, brain games.

Table tennis, ball games, hockey, skipping, footy, bats, balls, hula hoops, obstacle courses, number hockey, dodge ball, crash mats and​ soft play.

Arts and Crafts

Drawing, junk 3D modelling, colouring, collage, painting, clay modelling, bead jewellery, badge making, card making, cartoon drawing, themed celebrations, hamma beads, light box tracing, face painting, nail art.

Play schedules

Our play teams will be operating the following schedules:
collapse Dydd - Day : 01) Dydd Llun - Monday ‎(1)
01) Dydd Llun - Monday--No session available
collapse Dydd - Day : 02) Dydd Mawrth - Tuesday ‎(1)
02) Dydd Mawrth - Tuesday--No session available
collapse Dydd - Day : 03) Dydd Mercher - Wednesday ‎(1)
03) Dydd Mercher - Wednesday--No session available
collapse Dydd - Day : 04) Dydd Iau - Thursday ‎(1)
04) Dydd Iau - Thursday--No session available
collapse Dydd - Day : 05) Dydd Gwener- Friday ‎(1)
05) Dydd Gwener- Friday--No session available
collapse Dydd - Day : 06) Dydd Sadwrn - Saturday ‎(1)
06) Dydd Sadwrn - Saturday--No session available
collapse Dydd - Day : 07) Dydd Sul - Sunday ‎(1)
07) Dydd Sul - Sunday--No session available

Working and volunteering

We employ permanent and temporary play organisers and play workers to work with children and young people across Cardiff. 

All staff are employed under Cardiff Council’s recruitment and selection policy and have to fill in an application form, supply references and undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Contact us for more information on job opportunities for play workers.
Volunteers are a valuable asset to Children’s Play Services. The service operates a Volunteer Scheme which gives volunteers the opportunity to experience working with children, build confidence and self esteem and gain skills and knowledge of practical activities and an awareness of children’s needs. 

Co​ntact us to find out more about becoming a volunteer.