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Letting Children Explore, Learn, Take Risks and Play

January 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Active play is a thrilling and exciting form of play that involves risk-taking, challenges, uncertainty, and problem-solving. Active play is important for children’s development as well as their physical and mental health. Sometimes active play can lead to physical injuries. How can we embrace active play? How do we minimize the risk of injury while allowing our children to engage in this important form of play? Why do parents feel like they need to bubble wrap their children?

This webinar provided information on:

  • the concepts of play and risk
  • the benefits of active play for children
  • the evidence behind the benefits of active play
  • tools and strategies for change

Details

Date:
January 31, 2018
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Type:
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Organizer

Cara Zukewich
Phone:
306-651-4316
Email:
czukewich@skprevention.ca

Presenter

Dr. Ian Pike
About:

Professor of Pediatrics | University of British Columbia Director | BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit Investigator & Research Theme Co-Lead | BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute Co- Executive Director | Community Against Preventable Injuries

Details

Date:
January 31, 2018
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Type:
, ,

Organizer

Cara Zukewich
Phone:
306-651-4316
Email:
czukewich@skprevention.ca

Presenter

Dr. Ian Pike
About:

Professor of Pediatrics | University of British Columbia Director | BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit Investigator & Research Theme Co-Lead | BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute Co- Executive Director | Community Against Preventable Injuries

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute