Some Types of Outdoor Risky Play are Good for Kids

Rough and tumble play, play at great heights, around dangerous landscape features, with tools, at great speeds or where you could get lost – research shows these are critical for healthy development of children.  See how SD#27's Nature Kindergarten facilitates them in a socially acceptable way.

Target Audience

Educators involved with preschool-Grade 3 age students

To Bring/Important Notes

Note taking materials


10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

This session is full.


  • Frances McCoubrey

    Frances is the  am the Outdoor Education Resource Teacher for the Cariboo Chilcotin School District.  She has worked extensively with SD #27's Nature Kindergarten and Grade 7 Outdoor Education programs.  She also spends her summers exploring the wilderness areas of our province and country.

  • Tanya Johnson

    Tanya is the Early Childhood Educator working full time with SD #27's Nature Kindergarten.  She is an outstanding educator who's support has made the Nature Kindergarten program the success it is.  She spends her summers with her family and friends exploring the natural areas in our communinty and province.  Her knowledge of early childhood development has been an invaluable part to the development of the program.