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Too safe for their own good : helping children learn about risk and lifeskills

Author: Jennie Lindon
Publisher: London : National Childrens Bureau, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The second edition of this practical guide shows how parents and practitioners can offer children adventure and challenge without risking their safety.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lindon, Jennie.
Too safe for their own good.
London : National Childrens Bureau, 2011
(DLC) 2011459535
(OCoLC)711835485
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie Lindon
ISBN: 9781907969218 1907969217
OCLC Number: 758384870
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 82 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 A Responsible Approach Towards Risk; Actual threats to children's safety; Very anxious adults; A change in the atmosphere?; Risks and benefits; 2 Learning about Safety up to Middle Childhood; Under ones; Toddlers and young twos; Three to five years of age; Five to eight years of age; Children with disabilities or chronic illness; 3 Dealing with Incidents and Accidents; Concern over what might happen; When something nearly happens; When something happens; Alternatives to bans; The problem-solving approach; Emotional support following serious incidents.
Responsibility: Jennie Lindon.
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