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Parent Advisory Council of Highlands Elementary School

Rethinking Risky Play: The Importance of Risky Play for Children - May 30th, 7:00 - 8:00pm

30 May 2017 7:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Rethinking Risky Play: The Importance of Risky Play for Children - May 30th, 7:00 - 8:00pm  

Most of us have childhood memories of long hours spent outdoors and away from watchful eyes of adults.  The childhood of today looks very different, with more time spent indoors, supervised, in structured activities, in front of screens.  Highlands Preschool is hosting an interactive presentation by Dr. Mariana Brussoni, which will explore the effects of changing childhoods and limited outdoor risky play time on children's health and development, as well as strategies to retore balance.  Dr. Brussoni is an Associate Professor at UBC and investigator with BC Children's Hospital Research Instutitue and the BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit.  At HIghlands Preschool, 3455 Edgemont Boulevard, on Tuesday, May 30th, 7:00 - 8:00 pm.  Please RSVP by May 22nd to 604-980-1740 or to director@highlandspreschool.ca.  All are welcome, $5 donation to the Preschool for non-Preschool registered families.  More information is here Risky play

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