Children who take risks in their play in the early years are more likely to remain mentally well, according to the Mental Health Foundation.
However, recent research by Play England has found that there is a huge disparity between the activities of children today to those of their parents.
• 21% of children play outside today compared to 71% of their parents
• 64% of children today play outside less than once a week
• 43% of adults think children shouldn't play outside alone until age 14
• More children are admitted to hospital for falling out of bed than out of trees - True
• 25% of primary school children walk home from school compared to 86% in 1971.
This course includes:
- Attitudes to risk
- a risk averse society
- the problems with having no risks in play
- activities to support and promote risk-taking in a safe environment
- the role of the adult
- creating a challenging environment
- the Characteristics of Effective Learning
- risk versus risk benefits
Price & Booking
£75.00 per person for members
£100.00 per person for non-members
For more information or to book contact NDNA's training department on: 01484 40 70 70 ext. 261
Price includes a delegate pack with copies of the slides and handouts, refreshments and a certificate of attendance.
Please note lunch is not included.
Parking is available onsite.
Wheelchair access is available.
If you have any learning requirements we need to be aware of prior to the training, please inform NDNA
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