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Books on risk - available from Muddy Faces

Risk and Adventure in Early Years Outdoor Play - Sara Knight

£29.99 exVAT

Do you want to create exciting outdoor experiences for children? Are you looking for guidance on how to incorporate the wilder and riskier elements of outdoor play into your planning?a

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Risk, Challenge and Adventure in the Early Years - Kathryn Solly

£22.99 exVAT

This book is essential reading for practitioners and students that wish to provide rich experiences for children that will enable them to become confident and adventurous learners.

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Too Safe for their Own Good? - Jennie Lindon

£14.99 exVAT

Adults often try to create a risk-free environment, but this can reduce children's opportunities to manage their own risk, making it difficult for them to learn how to judge new situations.

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We're OK With Risky Play!

£15.00 exVAT

The ideas in this book will inspire you and give you the confidence to view risk as an integral part of children’s play. With advice on best practice for managing risk safely, this book will help you to embrace the potential learning possibilities, both indoors and outside.

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Other recommended books on risk

No Fear: Growing Up in a Risk Averse Society

Gill, T. (2007). London: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Influential report on the wider implications for child development of avoiding risk.

Playing Outdoors: Spaces and Places, Risk and Challenge

Tovey, H. (2007). Maidenhead: Open University Press
A discussion of the strands that make quality outdoor perspectives with a Froebelian perspective.

Toxic Childhood

Palmer, S. (2006). London: Orion
English polemic by a passionate teacher that suggests that we are failing the next generation by the lifestyle we are creating.

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