Sticks and Stones: Supporting Child Safety and Healthy Risk-Taking in Nature Play
Online Instructor-Led for Minnesota Providers
Explore the correlations between child development, healthy risk-taking, and child injury in nature play. Assess opportunities, variables, and hazards found in outdoor environments and implement safety measures to prevent child injury. Create outdoor environments and facilitate play activities that support children’s creativity, motor, and sensory development, as well as their developmental needs for risky play.
Content Area I: Planning a safe and healthy learning environment
VII.B: Ensuring Safety