Getting Ready for Rough and Tumble Play (online interactive)

Getting Ready for Rough and Tumble Play (online interactive)

05oct7:00 pm9:00 pmGetting Ready for Rough and Tumble Play (online interactive)

Event Details

Getting Ready for Rough and Tumble Play (online interactive)

$43.45 (Interactive online event)

This two-hour session will provide participants with information about the value of a wide variety of play types and their importance in child development. Most of the session will focus specifically on rough and tumble play – how to set up spaces for it, talk with children and parents about it, and be more comfortable making decisions about when to get involved or stop various types of play. The session has been updated to help participants consider the implications of COVID-19 in outdoor and indoor rough and tumble play.

Session Overview

  • Introductions & Expectations
  • Playwork Principles
  • Types of Play in Child Development (Overview)
  • Risks vs Hazards
  • Setting up for Rough & Tumble Play (Various Locations)
  • Risk – Benefit Assessments
  • The Rules (Who Decides / Role of the Adult)
  • Interventions & Adulteration
  • Examples and Situations – Discussion

Presenter: Tanya Moxley is an ambassador for the importance of unstructured loose parts play for children’s successful growth & development. In 2017 Tanya created T K Adventure Play to take outdoor loose parts to places where kids play. Since then she has been active as a “play ranger” throughout HRM providing loose parts adventure play sessions for child care centres, day camps, birthday parties and after-school programs, as well as offering professional development for educators and recreation staff, and support to parents in letting their children take on more risk. Tanya completed the Playworker Development Course in 2018, through Pop-up Adventure Play in the UK.

Refund policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite’s fee is nonrefundable.

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October 5, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT+00:00)