Check out these ideas on risky play for your kids to try! Whether its hide and seek, playing with unnatural elements  all of these activities involve some risk, but are beneficial for your child’s development.

Take A Hike: The Case For Risky Outdoor Play

Teacher Tom: Safe Enough - adults overestimate danger; kids learn their limitations through "safety play". This would be great use for our left over fence boards!

Our modular range of freestanding outdoor play equipment has been designed to stimulate and challenge the physical development of toddlers. Whether climbing, balancing, crawling, contemplating or sliding, children will have great fun whilst interacting with playmates and developing their physical, coordination and social skills. The elements are attached together with a rubber rest and secured with a strong outdoor velcro fastener.  Ages 3 – 11.

Our modular range of freestanding outdoor play equipment has been designed to stimulate and challenge the physical development of toddlers. Whether climbing, balancing, crawling, contemplating or sliding, children will have great fun whilst interacting with playmates and developing their physical, coordination and social skills. The elements are attached together with a rubber rest and secured with a strong outdoor velcro fastener. Ages 3 – 11.

5 ways to play with tires

Tyre Obstacle Course The tyres were perfect for an obstacle course, we spread them out and the boys had to balance on them and leap from one to another. I think if we do this again we should time it and get them doing laps - helps them sleep better!

Mummy Musings and Mayhem: DIY Natural Playspaces - Chairs, Buses and Climbing Frames!

DIY Natural Playspaces - Chairs, Buses and Climbing Frames

I made several sets of these using thick clothesline and pieces of left over 4 by 4 untreated cedar.

Walking blocks

My three boys tend to elicit a lot of attention at the playground with their rough and risky play. They play hard, take risks, and they can handle it.

5 ways to let a little more risk into your child’s day (and why that’s a good thing)

I encourage the child to climb on his own and praise him for being brave.

I encourage the child to climb on his own and praise him for being brave.

News - Risky outdoor play is good for your kids. Here's why - The Weather Network Canadian University Study

News - Risky outdoor play is good for your kids. Here's why - The Weather Network Canadian University Study

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