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Sense of Play Project (Families First)

For children with additional needs aged 0 - 5 years, and their families living in the Vale of Glamorgan.

The Sense of Play Project was set up and designed by professionals in the Vale of Glamorgan for pre-school children with disabilities or additional needs.


Sense of Play is a programme of tailored play sessions delivered in your home by a highly trained play worker. The sessions, which run for a period of 6 weeks will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Spend an hour with your child where you can experience new ideas and play activities together
  • Expand and build a positive relaltionship with your child through play
  • Recognise the different stages of your child's development
  • Offer ideas, share knowledge and information regarding children's development and play


The sessions are carried out in the family home on a 1:1 basis and activities focus on play and development.


The sessions aim to support parents to recognise the different stages of their child's development and the role they play in enhancing this further.


Sessions are for 1 hour on a weekly basis for up to 6 sessions, the fun and interactive sessions focus on:

  • Sensory Play
  • Physical Play
  • Songs, Rhymes and Stories
  • Messy Play
The family support practitioners bring a variety of activities and resources which are stimulating, fun and enhance children's development.



Contact Us

  • 01446 732180