• 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 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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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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14th March 2017

March/April Closing Dates Play Resource will be closed on Friday 17th March for St Patrick’s Day. We will also close for Easter on … Continue reading MARCH/APRIL 2017 CLOSING DATES

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Play Resource & ISL promoting zero waste to landfill

20th January 2017

Ever wondered where some of our scrap comes from? It is thanks to great firms like ISL Waste Management who … Continue reading Play Resource & ISL promoting zero waste to landfill

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Play Resource Win at the IPB Pride of Place Awards

28th November 2016

  We were fortunate to attend a gala dinner on Saturday 26th November for the I.P.B. Pride of Place Awards, … Continue reading Play Resource Win at the IPB Pride of Place Awards

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Play Resource Scrapstore
Thank you so much to Coleen Christie for sharing these beautiful mirrors she got in our Scrapstore! Such a lovely idea for Mums!
Hi everyone just wanted to show you what I did with your compact mirrors. We are for ...
@MCS_Daphne These are roughly 22 inches high. We have small chairs to match if interested - Paul in the Scrapstore can help on 02890 357543.
Have a look at the #space themed scrap #artwork in our Scrapstore now; all created by the talented Bridget!… https://t.co/jJ1MkXIa4p
Play Resource Scrapstore
Bridget's Space Display!
If you've been in the Scrapstore over the last week you may have noticed the fabulous space themed scrap artwork dotted around the place. These were all created by our very talented Bridget!
Play Resource Scrapstore added 14 new photos ...
Play Resource Scrapstore
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Furniture still available in the Scrapstore! These cute little kids tables are only £3 - contact Paul on 02890 357543. #scrapstore #furniture
Play Resource Scrapstore
Play Resource Art & Craft Shop
New products in the shop today! Remember folks that any profit we make from our shop goes straight back into our charitable arm and the running of our Scrapstore. So the more you buy from us the more we can ...

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