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School Age Care Risky Play

By June 7, 2018 No Comments

Authored by Mariana Brussoni and Katherine Came.

New research from UBC and the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children’s Hospital shows that risky outdoor play is not only good for children’s health but also encourages creativity, social skills and resilience.

The findings, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, found that children who participated in physical activity such as climbing and jumping, rough and tumble play and exploring alone, displayed greater physical and social health.

Follow the link here to learn more: Risky Outdoor Play Positively Impacts Children’s Health