New campaign says children playing outdoors ‘learn risk, creativity and team-work’

29 August, 2017
Categories: News

Marguerite Hunter Blair, chief executive of Play Scotland, added: “We know that play is fundamental in optimising children’s development, and to the promotion of resilience. The key characteristics of play are fun, uncertainty, challenge, flexibility and non-productivity, and all children benefit from some degree of risk and challenge in their outdoor play. We need to maximise the range of play opportunities in our communities for everyone’s benefit.”  Full article