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Spark joy for local young families

Make Do Play provides free, child-led messy play sessions for children to explore and learn and parents to find support and build new friendships. 

“Make do Play is amazing. There’s nothing really like it. My son has been to the sessions a lot and it’s really amazing – he absolutely loves it. It’s such an important and brilliant part of the community.” – Parent at Make do Play 

“It’s free to access and so welcoming. So much doesn’t feel like it’s open to parents like me, I want to get the word out about this, and see more opportunities like it for parents and children.” Parent at Make do Play 

“There’s not much else like this – and there needs to be.” ~ Parent at Make do Play 

Child poverty levels in Islington are the highest in London, and children here have less outdoor space than almost anywhere else in the country.

That’s why free play sessions like Make Do Play are so important, giving every child a chance to explore, learn and get messy!

You can help fund inspiring projects like this right here in your local community, sparking joy and changing lives. 

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