• Play Resource is the centre of creativity

    providing all the resources needed for your artistic needs.

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  • Play Resource is the centre of creativity

    Our resources include: recycled waste materials, art & craft shop and arts outreach programmes

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Membership

Membership is open to any constituted group working throughout Northern Ireland. Member groups include: youth clubs, schools, playgroups, church groups, youth clubs, nurseries, childminders, special needs groups and various community groups.

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Art &
Craft Shop

We offer an extensive range of low cost Arts & Craft products including all types of paint,card & paper, drawing & craft materials, adhesives, sports & games, and much more. These are all available to order online using our Click & Collect service.

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Our Scrapstore

Browse our huge array of exciting scrap materials available for members to collect for free from the Scrapstore. It is an Aladdin's cave filled with items such as card, fabric, wool, tubs, paint, foam, cones, lids, tiles, paper, tubing, furniture and lots lots more!

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Arts
Outreach

We give member groups in Northern Ireland access to high quality and affordable Arts projects delivered by experienced Artists in their local areas. Bursaries are available to groups in rural areas and areas of social need of 60% towards Artist fees.

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Visit Ideas and Inspiration … get fresh ideas for Christmas.

01st November 2018

Many new craft ideas on display in our shop are being  posted to Ideas and Inspiration with a list of materials you … Continue reading Visit Ideas and Inspiration … get fresh ideas for Christmas.

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Creative Paths …

30th October 2018

Six bursaries now available to member groups that cannot fund the full cost of an arts project through our Creative … Continue reading Creative Paths …

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A forest is springing up

30th October 2018

A forest is growing in Play Resource, our new display at Play Resource in progress.

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Are you holding a Christmas Fair? Are you looking for fun ways to raise money? Did you know as a member of Play Resource you can hire our badge makers to make badges and key rings costing as little as ...
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Look at the fabulous range of colours we now have in spray paint. Prices range from £4.99 for normal paint to £5.99 for chrome paint 😀
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What to do with a pallet? We used it to make a Christmas tree for our shop display. All the individual decorations were made from shop products and scrap materials.😁
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Create a picture ...we painted a snow scene onto silver foil using water based ink and finished off the scene with stars cut from flimsy foil which were stuck onto the sky with double sided tape. Small sticks (for trees) ...
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Well folks today is my last day for a whole 9 months (eeeek scary biscuits 🙈🙈). If you have any queries regarding… https://t.co/JxapxsvH6i
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RT @B00M_Collective: Another lovely creative weekend @Project24NI. Lots of crafty bugs made @playresource. #schoolsoutforsummer https://t.c…

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