Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Video: The Benefits of Risk in Children’s Play

New from KaBOOM!, a fantastic video about the valuable role of risk in children’s play – featuring play experts including Museum director Janice O’Donnell and Dr. Elizabeth Lange, pediatrician and Museum Board member!

Risk is an important part of play – it teaches children how to fail and try again, test their limits and boundaries, become resilient and acquire coping skills. Yet kids are allowed fewer and fewer opportunities to experience risk.

These leaders in the movement to restore children's play join Janice and Beth to speak out on the subject:

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