Rydal Penrhos School welcomed more than 2,000 children for a special event organised by Conwy County Borough Council and a host of other organisations.
The school’s playing fields hosted the 10th annual Conwy Playday, which is run as part of a nationwide initiative.
Those in attendance blew giant bubbles, cooked in a gloop kitchen and helped build a cardboard city to further enhance the ongoing work throughout the community to provide a range of free opportunities for children to play.
Parents were transported back to their childhood and with their youngsters engaged in messy play, helped build a cardboard city, cooked in a gloopy mud kitchen, blew giant bubbles, created works of art and developed craft skills and did much, much more.
Organiser Gareth Stacey said: “The event highlighted that all children have a right to play, and demonstrated you don’t need expensive toys to play, a simple cardboard box can be a car, a den or a space rocket, essentially anything a child can imagine.”
Mayor of Colwyn Bay, councillor Steve Williams added: “It was great fun, I really enjoyed myself, and it all shows youngsters can let rip with their imagination and have a great time, they don’t need computers and tablets to have fun.
“I had fun making damper bread and it took me back to my childhood.”