Handout | Understanding Rough And Tumble Play

Free Download And Print Handout

Here’s a free one page handout we put together with some of our favorite quotes about children, fear, and early learning. You’re welcome to download and use it as you like.


Looking for more information and resources on Fear? Check these Playvolution HQ links.

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Supporting “Bad” Behavior

Activities like running, climbing, throwing, spilling, punching, pinching, kicking, biting, tattling, and yelling are often labeled as bad behavior and many early learning settings attempt to limit them–if not outright ban them. This session take a contrarian view, looking at these activities as learning opportunities, and offers up ideas for encouraging and supporting them. It turns out these things can be done in safe ways–without hurting others–and don’t have to create friction between children and their caregivers.

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