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Activity 32: promote appropriate risk-taking in outdoor play

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Risk taking - given the opportunity for free play & calculated risks, children are natural risk-assessors (",) Some very lucky learners with amazing forward thinking educators. Play Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Learning Centers, Early Learning, Montessori, Physical Play, Block Area, Block Play, Creative Curriculum

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Month End Snapshots - December 2013

Snow...we had some snow! A rare experience for Victorians and even rarer for it to snow on a Stomping day. The children had a wonderful time, and I know it will seem crazy to many, but it would be lovely to have some more. Snow is such a wonderful Loose Part. December did turn out to be a very cold month - we saw ice on the river's edge and very little rain. The salmon continued to arrive in the river pools, and by the end of the month they were slowly dying and disappearing down stream…

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outdoor play: when benefits outweigh the risks

Let them play - "If we want 'confident individuals' willing to embrace risk and challenge then we need confident adults who have a deep understanding of the issues surrounding risk and play which goes way beyond a narrow 'health and safety' agenda."

ninja obstacle course Tons of outside play area ideas. love planks and tires, making own balance courses. Outdoor Learning Spaces, Play Spaces, Play Areas, Eyfs Outdoor Area, Outdoor Areas, Outdoor Fun, Physical Play, Physical Activities, Outdoor Activities

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So, here are some photos of our yard. I strive to create areas within our yard that will encourage curiosity, empowerment, difficulty, challenge, safety with a sense of danger. children will seek out danger....I strive to give them that sense in a safe atmosphere. they need to experience risk in order to get a sense of self...a sense of what they can and can not do. My space encourages self esteem....we never help the kids 'get places'. Meaning...they cannot go down the slide until they can…

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outdoor play: when benefits outweigh the risks

A blog about preschool, play, early childhood education, learning outdoors, play outdoors, children and nature, play activities, kindergarten

Risk taking should be part of childhood. We learn through the point where we feel challenged. The feeling of having a knot in your stomach is the place where you feel out of your comfort zone. Physical Play, Outdoor Learning Spaces, Forest School, Take Risks, Early Childhood Education, Outdoor Play, Pre School, Childcare, Children Play

ice in the stomach

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Taking ability appropriate risks when climbing; excellent article on the necessity of risk on playgrounds Preschool Playground, Outdoor Play, Outdoor Decor, Playground Design, Take Risks, Playgrounds, Climbing, Activities, Education

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