Previous Chapter Chapter 7: Risk and Safety in Outdoor Play Next Chapter

Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter, Helen Little, David Ball, David Eager & Mariana Brussoni

In: The SAGE Handbook of Outdoor Play and Learning

Chapter 7: Risk and Safety in Outdoor Play

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Risk and Safety in Outdoor Play
Risk and Safety in Outdoor Play
Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter Helen Little David Ball David Eager Mariana Brussoni

In this chapter we discuss and apply Sandseter's (2007, 2009a) concept of children's outdoor risky play and discuss its conditions in light of the need to provide children both safety and challenges. We will argue that with increased discussion regarding the appropriate balance between play safety on the one hand, and the benefits of giving children challenges and risks on the other hand, the need has grown for more knowledge on children's risk-taking ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.


Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website