Bad Moms Canada has already posted some discussion on risky play and a child's development. Over the next few weeks, we'll share some awesome content on sports, risky play, and how kids grow from taking chances - thanks to some great organizations out there that we've been introduced to.
This week, let's take a look at this article from SIRC, the Sport Information Resource Centre, which is a Canadian organization that has been "the leading and most trusted source to learn, share and support Canada’s sport community for over 40 years." SIRC is "committed to engaging with organizations and individuals involved in, or responsible for the development of, sport and fitness in Canada and around the world, to enhance the capacity of our shared community to foster growth and the pursuit of excellence."
The organization categorizes risky play as: "a form of play that is thrilling and involves an element of potential physical injury. It most often occurs outdoors, during free play, where children challenge themselves by overcoming fear and trying something new, or by tiptoeing the line between being in or out of control. Risky play is not being reckless or careless."
Take a look:
How much are you letting your kids run wild? Do you agree that this type of play is beneficial? Share your thoughts!
xo Bad Moms Canada