Risky Play

Children need opportunities to problem solve and experiment with taking risks to challenge themselves both physically: practicing using their body and gaining new skills, and mentally: to test their abilities and change their approaches. Risky play allows children to feel confident and safe to bounce back from difficulties and try again which is essential for building emotional resilience!


At Daffodils we encourage children to take risks daily, allowing them freedom to be independent thinkers and have control over their actions. From constructing their own obstacle courses to choosing where to place a nail in their woodwork, we provide a safe environment and appropriate levels of support to inspire their capabilities and allow them to believe that they can achieve anything!

Risky play
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