Getting Comfortable With Risky Play


While research is clear on the value of children taking reasonable risks as they play and explore the world, many adults are uncomfortable with such play and exploration. This session offers adults a chance to gain a deeper understand of risky play’s value, reflect on their own feelings about such play, and see how risk-taking supports learning.


  • The pricing for this session is in Australian Dollars. $24.00 AUD is approximately $18-$20 USD although the exchange rate varies.
  • This session is offered though a partnership between Explorations Early Learning and Inspired EC of Australia. Clicking Register will redirect your to the session’s listing on the Inspired EC website since they are handling registration.
  • The session qualifies as approved Nebraska Department Of Education Office Of Early Childhood Automatically Accepted ECE In-Service Training


Learning Goals

Attendees will:

  • Reflect on their feelings and experiences with risky play
  • Understand what children learn from risk-taking
  • Become familiar with types of risky play

Competency Areas

Planning Learning Experiences And Curriculum


60 Minutes


September 21, 2021


  • 9:00 PM Atlantic Time
  • 8:00 PM Eastern Time
  • 7:00 PM Central Time
  • 6:00 PM Mountain Time
  • 5:00 PM Pacific Time
  • 10:00 AM September 22, 2021 AEST