risky play

Support them physically to assist them to learn.

 
 
When we protect children from every possible source of danger, we also prevent them from having the kinds of experiences that develop their sense of self-reliance, their ability to assess and mitigate hazard, and their sense of accomplishment.
— https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2011/05/let-kids-play-with-fire-and-other-rules-for-good-parenting/238601/

When designing a play environment for risky play, we consider Sandesters six types of Risky Play:

  1. High speed play

  2. Secluded play

  3. Rough and tumble play

  4. Dangerous elements

  5. Dangerous tools

  6. Playing at height play