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Risk-Benefit Assessment for Outdoor Play: A Canadian Toolkit

Outdoor Play Environments, Practice, Professional Development, Risky Play, Safety & Outdoor Play, Toolkit
About This Project

The Risk Benefit Assessment Toolkit, developed by the Child Nature Alliance of Canada, supports practitioners who encourage children’s outdoor play. It takes a balanced approach to risk and safety. The toolkit was created it because of growing concerns that children are overprotected when playing outdoors or stopped from going outside altogether. As a result, they miss out on the joy and sense of adventure they should have from playing outside, and lose out on the long-term benefits of outdoor play.


View the Risk Benefit Assessment Toolkit here.