Lessons Learned from Norway on Risky Play in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)

@article{Obee2020LessonsLF,
  title={Lessons Learned from Norway on Risky Play in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)},
  author={P. Obee and Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter and A. Gerlach and N. Harper},
  journal={Early Childhood Education Journal},
  year={2020},
  volume={49},
  pages={99-109}
}
Risky play is defined as thrilling and challenging forms of play that have the potential for physical injury and has been linked to developmental and health benefits for children in the early years. Currently, in Western contexts, children’s opportunities for risky play is decreasing. Social factors such as practitioner and parental attitudes and beliefs have been found to impact children’s opportunities to engage in risky play. In risky play research and literature, Norway is regarded as a… Expand
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