INSIGHTS: Wild Play
Play (Tākaro) is a vital part of children's development and the right to play is in legislation. It's an opportunity to be wild. But do children get enough opportunities to play in ways adults consider 'risky'? And what are the benefits?
This second in our Insights Reports on play, we explore the benefits of wild play for children. We look at the attitudes, people and environments that help to facilitate play, and the potential for wild play or natural play that allows children to take 'managed risks'.