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:
- Tim Gill, former director of Play England and author of No Fear: Growing Up in a Risk-Averse Society
- Darell Hammond, Founder and CEO of KaBOOM!