Risky Play

Risky Play

By Teacher TK “Safety is more important than anything!” These are the words I heard declared from a 7-year-old at forest school this week.  While I agree, I feel that there is something else behind her words. Fear.  This fear keeps us from assessing our...
Children and be risk assessors too.

Children and be risk assessors too.

‘Be Careful’ is a phrase that has become all too common in parent-child relationships. Of course we want our children to be safe, to not get hurt and ensure that the decision that they are making are thought through, considered and well executed. However we cripple...