“Risky play, involving perhaps rough and tumble, height, speed, playing near potentially dangerous elements such as water, cliffs and exploring alone with the possibility of getting lost, gives children a feeling of thrill and excitement.”
Risk is an essential component of a balanced childhood. Exposure to healthy risk, particularly physical, enables children to experience fear, and learn the strengths and limitations of their own body. …
Risk is essential to childhood – as are scrapes, grazes, falls and panic
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Kids should learn their limits, make their mistakes, in a supervised, padded playroom. Not on a bike or jumping from a garage roof.