A GoPro Look on How Children Aged 17–25 Months Assess and Manage Risk during Free Exploration in a Varied Natural Environment

A new open access article available. I am so grateful that Steffen and Alexander invited me into this collaboration! Abstract: Research indicates that risky play has positive effects on children’s development, learning and health, and ability to assess and manage … Continue reading

ViRMa: Virtual Risk Management

The project started August 1st 2021 and will end December 31st 2024 The aim of ViRMa is to explore how children develop risk assessment and risk management skills through risky play and other childhood experiences. In ViRMa, this will be … Continue reading

Risky Play and Children’s Well-Being, Involvement and Physical Activity

New article from the EnCompetence project published this week! Sando, O.J., Kleppe, R. & Sandseter, E.B.H. Risky Play and Children’s Well-Being, Involvement and Physical Activity. Child Ind Res (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12187-021-09804-5 Abstract: Children’s activities and experiences in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) … Continue reading

How children utilize spaces and materials in outdoor play

A new article from the EnCompetence project: Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter, Rune Storli & Ole Johan Sando (2020) The dynamic relationship between outdoor environments and children’s play, Education 3-13, online first: DOI: 10.1080/03004279.2020.1833063 Abstract: Play is a fundamental activity for experiences, learning and development among … Continue reading

MLO – Moving and learning outside

This was an Erasmus+ project and a collaboration between 5 European countries; Portugal, Croatia, Greece, Estonia and Norway. Find the website of the project HERE